Gunmen kill fuel marketer in Igbokoda, cart away two million naira.

Written by on August 18, 2021

Unknown gun-men have reportedly, shot dead a fuel marketer in Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. Ondo State.

The deceased Bode Dagunro before his gruesome murder was said to be a successful fuel marketer at Olotu, a riverine community in Ugbonla axis of the local government. According to sources, his killers, who murdered him in cold blood at his residence, also carted away the sum of 2 million naira.

Speaking on the incident, the deceased’s brother, Mr Malo Olorunwa Francis, a staff of Niger Delta Development Company, NDDC, in Okitipupa, disclosed that the robbers invaded the residence of the victim around 9pm.Francis added that after he was shot in the stomach, he rushed him to a private hospital in Igbokoda where he gave up the ghost.

When contacted, the newly installed Police Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command said preliminary investigation is in progress to unravel the incident and to track down the fleeing suspects. He added that the remains of the deceased have already been deposited in a morgue at Igbokoda. Meanwhile, the incident has thrown the community in a mournful mood as they described the killing as a huge tragedy.

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