An unidentified average aged man was on Monday, 30 November, 2020 found on Ibiwe Street within the popular Kingsquare area of Benin, Edo State capital.
The victim was suspectedly attacked and killed by hoodlums as the body was seen soaked with blood from the stomach to the waist, indicating he was either stabbed or shot.
However, a girl among the crowd gathered wondering what could had led to the killing, said the corpse is that of her friend’s father.
She said her friend informed her this morning that the father did not return home last night and they are looking for him.
This is yet another discovery of corpse on the streets of Benin in the series of killings that have heightened since the #EndSARS/Police Brutality Protest.
Recall there have been series of cult related killings in Benin metropolis of which several lifeless body were found in the different location of the ancient city.
When contacted on phone for reaction, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Chidi Nwabuzor said he was on the highway driving and could not respond.