Home Court & Crime Suspected Armed  Robbers Kill  Middle-Aged Man In Ibadan

Suspected Armed  Robbers Kill  Middle-Aged Man In Ibadan


By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan

Two suspected armed robbers have allegedly shot dead a man who was returning from a commercial bank on Monday afternoon.

The ugly incident occurred along Oyo State Environmental Task Force’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan.

It was reliably gathered that the man was being trailed by the two men from a bank after withdrawing a sum of N446.000  in two separate  transactions

The two suspected armed robbers, according to further investigation, followed Taoreed closely to the spot, before descending on him to dispossess him of the money

At the scene of the incident, bloodstains on some parts of road, indicated that Taoreed crawled to the side of the road where passersby sought for   medical attention to save his life

An eyewitness who spoke with newsmen said the victim was attended to on the spot by the lawmaker representing Ibadan Southwest constituency 1, Yusuff Adebisi.

It was further learnt that the victim was rushed to Adeoyo Hospital where he was confirmed dead and the body deposited  in the hospital’s  mortuary

When contacted on telephone, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, said he was yet to confirm the incident, noting that he was at an official assignment to monitor the ongoing recruitment exercise by the police.




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