Police in Edo are investigating the case of an alleged menace to the life of 1 Kassim Kadiri, a person from Fugar in Etsako Central native authorities space of the state, who has raised the alarm over threats to his life following his choice to transform to Christianity.
Kadiri who resides in Ugbowo space of Benin, mentioned from his hideout that his new religion was on the coronary heart of drawback he’s at the moment going through from some clerics who insisted that he should adhere to the age lengthy perception and apply that his household additionally practices.
He mentioned the menace to his life began early in October when he escaped a mob assault over his new religion.
After sequence of different suspected makes an attempt on his life, he mentioned he was pressured into hiding.
A detailed good friend, Abdullahi Rahim, who corroborated his story, expressed remorse that the Kadiri household was not serving to as they’d made no effort to guard him.
But in accordance with an extract from the Police Crime Diary dated October 20, 2022 with Ref: 4099/EDS/x/RC/Vol.27/845 and entered and signed by Inspector Eric Osayande, the police suggested Kadiri to be vigilant because the authorities had commenced investigation into the matter.