Robbers Kill POS Operator, Rice Seller In Ekiti

Gunmen on Thursday killed a Point of Sales operator in the teaching hospital area in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

The assailants also shot dead a wheelbarrow pusher hawking rice at the Oja Bisi area of the state capital on the same day.

Sources said that the gunmen, who came on a motorbike, shot the PoS operator and made away with his money and other valuables.

The source, who was familiar with the matter, said, “The PoS operator had just arrived for the day’s business when the gunmen attacked him and left him in a pool of his blood.”

The source also said that the police officers who arrived at the scene shortly after took the body of the PoS operator to the hospital.

Sources also said that gunmen on a motorbike shot dead the rice hawker in the market area.

Another source said, “Traders were shocked and had to flee for safety. The development forced traders and passersby to flee for safety.”

The Ekiti Police Command Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incidents, said, “Immediately we got the information, we deployed our men to the scenes, the body of the victims had been recovered to the morgue.

“The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Command, Mr Adeniran Akinwale, has ordered an investigation into the incidents so that those who perpetrated the incidents can be brought to book.”

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