Petrol pump employee shot dead in Akure, Ondo State capital by Gunmen

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

It was indeed sad day on Tuesday night as a fuel attendant was "accidentally" killed by a suspected armed robbers who was on an operation to invade Fadach fuel station in Akure, VOICEAIRMEDIA reports.

The victim works at Fadach petrol station located along Oba-Ile Road in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

As at the time of filing this reports, effort to identity the victim(fuel attendant) and details of the incident was prove abortive late yesterday.

Residents of the area who spoke with our reporter, who did not want his identity disclosed, said that the victim was killed because the armed robbers does not value human life.

Hereby called on the security officers to ensure that the offenders does not go unpunished because of the damaged and serious pain caused to the family of the deceased.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro said two arrest had been made immediately in connection with the incident.

According to the police source, “with the intervention of policemen, two of the armed robbers have been arrested”.

According to Ikoro, “for long, there hasn’t been such attack in Ondo State, that is to tell you that the rate of crime in Ondo State is minimal, and with this occurrence our men immediately swung into action, leading to the arrest of two of the hoodlums.”

Ikoro noted that Ondo State will not be a hiding place for criminals, stressing that the command is ready to do everything possible to ensure protection of lives and property.

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