Oyogist has learned that a man Identified as Innocent Benjamin, 35, was burnt alive in Ofodua, Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State, after he opened up on how he used supernatural powers to kill his brother, Ayo ‘Cassidy’ Benjamin, 45.
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According to other locals,Innocent then traveled to neighbouring Ebonyi State to acquire ‘jazz’ or ‘juju’ to “teach his brother a lesson” and end his life.
“He planted the juju in the sitting room in dispute. As soon as his brother set foot in the apartment, his legs began to swell and rotten. He died moments later.”
“After Ayo Cassidy died, his friends buried him amid chants that whoever was responsible for his death shouldn’t know peace or should suffer the same fate.
“Before long, Innocent was walking round the village restlessly, while pleading for forgiveness from the spirit of his late brother who he said had begun to torment him. He was running mad, stark naked.
“He confessed to villagers that he was responsible for his brother’s death and narrated all that ensued and how he got the juju from Ebonyi.
“So, the villagers seized him up in that state of lunacy, tied him up in the village square, dumped his belongings on him and set fire on him,” a source disclosed.