Crime

Teenager Dies After Friends Set Calabash on His Head

Tension has enveloped the Temu community in the Ikosi-Ejinrin local council development area of Epe in Lagos state over the death of Nureni Kekereowo, a 20-year-old student Kekereowo, who is a senior secondary school 3 student, reportedly died on October 12, after he disclosed that his friends, whom he identified as Daniel, 19 and Sunday, another teenager, allegedly used him for ritual, The Punch reported.

Before giving up the ghost, Kekereowo disclosed that the 2 friends invited him over for food, and he slept off after eating the meal.

According to the report, he woke up to see a calabash on his head.

Olatunji Ajao, a resident, said that Epe community was in pain while narrating the ordeal, stating that he died the following day.

He said: “He said they put something on his head and that was how his neck became stiff and he could not turn it. He was in pain throughout the time he was unconscious till he died. The boys are not indigenes of this town; they are from Calabar, Cross River State.”

Atinuke, a victim’s relative, said Kekereowo was unconscious when the culprits brought him to her shop on Friday, October 7.

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