Nov 21, 2014
A married father of two was murdered on Tuesday in
Surulere area of Lagos by some suspected cultists on
a revenge mission.
The victim identified as Lukman Sotomiwa, a popular
Fashion designer in the area was lured to the front of
his house around 10pm on Tuesday before his
According to eyewitnesses, 35-year-old Lukman
received a phone call some minutes to 10pm and
after a couple of chat he was told to come out of his
house on Karimu street (pictured above).
A friend was said to have come out with Lukman
when the gang members suspected to belong to
Black Axe confraternity reportedly attacked him with
axe before shooting him at close range.
The corpse of the victim was left in the area till
morning causing panic among residents.
His corpse was deposited at Mainland Mortuary the
The elder brother of the deceased, one Kazeem has
claimed his corpse.