24-year-old National Diploma II student of Benue State Polytechnic,
Emmanuel Akola has allegedly been stoned to death by a vigilante group
in Ugbokolo area of Benue State.
According to reports, the
undergraduate student who is a native of Otukpa in Ogbadibo LGA of the
state was accused of being a cultist and member of a notorious criminal
terrorizing the community.
He is also alleged to be a friend to the four suspected armed robbers recently killed in the area by the vigilante.
reported that a source identified as Queen revealed that Akola,
famously known as 2green was in Otukpa with his grand mum when he was
informed that his friends had been killed by the vigilante group.
The source said on getting to the school, the deceased searched for the corpses of his friends without any result.
“So he decided to sit by the school gate, believing that he might see one of them.
vigilante group, probably acting on information approached him and
wanted to know who he was waiting for. 2green told them he was waiting
for his friends and they asked him to show them his house.
getting to his house, they discovered a charm inside his room and he
claimed he was only using it for protection,” the source said.
movie-like scene, the deceased allegedly disappeared from their midst
and the vigilante group also went after him and they all reappeared at
the same spot.
The source added that the vigilante group opened
fire on him but the bullets could not penetrate and they resorted to
stone, which eventually killed him and they abandoned him in the pool of