A 31 year old man that was attacked and beaten to a bloody pulp by an angry mob on the street in Lagos Island last year November, 2011 due to his appearances, sexual orientation and sexual relationship with same sex died today in hospital.
The deceased, Funmilayo who is a resident of Lagos Island. After the 2nd attack and assault, he was missing for couple of weeks before he was discovered in the hospital by his family. He had been 1st attacked last year January by some angry mobs whom are mainly youths, beating him unconscious on the roadside but he survived after injuries.
According to information received from his family, the young man has been indulged in this sexual orientation since he was in high school with his mate named Kazeem Adio Ishola and all effort were made by both parents to no effect.
The deceased was located after missing through Lagos Island vigilante group and investigation reflected that he was took to the hospital named (withheld) by his friends where he died after receiving any medical treatment.
According to our source from the community, the mobs are in severe hunt for Funmilayoís partner, Kazeem Ishola. The family of the deceased are also clamouring that the same fate that fell on their son should also apply to his partner. The immediate family of his partner Kazeem have since left the community to unknown places for their safety. Though his family have public renounce him due to his sexual orientation but yet they were unsure of what mobs can do due to the pressure in the society.
One friend, who didnít want his name used, said Funmilayo was "probably the most harmless person I have ever met, just a very easygoing fellow. Not even remotely aggressive. So, I donít know the details of how this all transpired, but Iím guessing he was in the wrong place at the wrong time."
At the moment, his partner has not been found while serious search are still on going to locate him.
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