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June 20, 2024

Gunmen kill POS agent, cart away money in Ekiti

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Gunmen have killed a Point of Sale (POS) agent, popularly called Alfa, along Teaching Hospital Area of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state capital, on Thursday.

According to eye witnesses, the gunmen, who came on a motorbike shot Alfa dead and carted away with naira notes alongside other valuables.

Confirming the incident, the Public Relations officer of the state’s police command, DSP Sunday Abutu said the corpse has been deposited in a morgue while investigation is ongoing to bring the perpetrators to justice.

His words, “Immediately we got the information, we mobilised our men to the scene. The man was found lying down in a pool of his blood and was moved to the general hospital where he was confirmed dead.

“His body has been deposited in the mogue. Right now, the commissioner of police has ordered investigation into the incident to ensure that the criminals are arrested and brought to justice”.

This was just as some unknown gunmen killed a ticketing officer of Okada Riders association, in broad daylight on Monday around Okesa roundabout, close to the market.