The victim was attacked in his shop by the cult members who killed him and injured his customer.
A barber was cut into piecies and his customers where injured by suspected cultists at the Oke-Ijetu area of Osogbo in Osun.
The late barber, identified as Shogo, was attacked in his shop at about 10.00 a.m by six armed men.
An eyewitness said that the attackers, on sighting their target, inflicted several machete cuts on him, before hitting his head with a big stone.
He also said the assailants attacked a customer who went to the shop for a haircut, leaving several machete cuts on him, while trying to flee when he saw them.
A co-barber with Shogo in the shop, however, escaped unhurt.
An eyewitness ,said that the wounded customer was attacked by the cultist as he ran out of the shop after seeing them.
Eventually, the cultists caught up with him and inflicted machete cuts on him.
The second barber managed to run out of the salon and escaped the attack, but Shogo, who was their target, was caught, macheted and later killed,”he said.
The source said that the wounded customer was receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.
He said that the killed barber was said to have relocated to Osogbo from Ilesa about three months ago, and the assailants might have come from Ilesa.
When contacted, the Osun Police Spokesperson, SP Yemi Opalola, confirmed the incident, saying that the body of the deceased barber had been taken to the morgue.
Opalola said police were, however, on the trail of the killers, to be brought to justice.