A 42-year-old woman was reportedly killed in Sasa area of Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The victim, identified as Olusayo Fagbemi, was killed on Wednesday while washing plates in front of her house around 5:40am. The development brings the total number of killings recorded in Akinyele Local Government to five in the last three weeks.
According to report, Fagbemi, who was hit with a machete while washing plates let out a loud cry which attracted her husband’s attention.
On getting to the front of the house, the husband met his wife in a pool of blood while the assailants had escaped.
The victim was subsequently rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Others that have been killed in Akinyele Local Government within the last three weeks are Barakat Bello, Mujeeb Tirimisiyu, Grace Oshiagwu and Azeezat Shomuyiwa.
Speaking on the latest incident, The Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, SP. Gbenga Fadeyi, said the police is on the trail of the assailants.
He assured the people of Oyo State that efforts are being intensified to arrest those behind killings in Akinyele Local Government Area.