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Suspected armed robbers kill motorcyclist in Ibadan

A rubber footwear vendor was on Tuesday night, shot useless by suspected armed robbers round Leventis, Sango space of Ibadan after snatching his bike.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the incident occurred when the person, merely recognized as Afuye, was returning residence from Ogunpa, Ibadan, the place he sells rubber footwear.

An eyewitness advised NAN that the assailants first snatched the deceased’s bike earlier than capturing him, as he was attempting to stop them from going away with the bike.

The deceased was mentioned to have died instantly, as he was shot by the robbers at a detailed vary.

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“Afuye was seen within the pool of his personal blood after being shot whereas fighting the robbers who attacked him just a few meters to his residence, situated round Ajegunle, Leventis.

“He was fighting the 2 males, who accosted him on one other motorcycle. Considered one of them overpowered him and picked up his bike.

“Because the deceased was working after them and elevating the alarm, one of many suspected robbers introduced out a gun and shot at him at a detailed vary.

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“The hoodlums finally deserted the deceased’s bike beside Oando filling station, reverse previous Leventis Retailer, in all probability due to the complication that arose from the engine of the bike,” the attention witness mentioned.

A good friend of the deceased, who merely recognized himself as Akeem, mentioned Afuye, apart from promoting rubber footwear at Ogunpa, often used his bike for business functions to make ends meet.

Akeem additional defined that the spouse of the deceased was presently pregnant, including that they might not inform her, though she was calling her husband on the cellphone that was recovered from him.

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When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi, mentioned the knowledge reaching him from the Division Police Officer (DPO) of Sango station was {that a} business motorcyclist was seen mendacity down beside his bike at Leventis space of Sango.

“In a swift response, the division patrol group moved to the realm, however no person was discovered there and there was no official report from relations on the problem,” the PPRO mentioned.

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