Suspected cultists in Osogbo, Osun State capital, on Thursday, killed a young man by smashing his head with a big stone on his street at Oke-Ijetu area.
Some residents of Oke-Ijetu identified the deceased as Shogo. They explained that the cultists chased him out from a barber shop and killed him.
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The incident caused panic in the area as cultists brandished dangerous weapons.
The residents scampered for safety, lamenting that there were no security agents in the area.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.
The PPRO said the situation had been brought under control and assured the residents of the safety.