Friday, 28 April 2017

Robbers kill apple seller in Edo

An apple seller simply identified as Gideon has been killed by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.

The victim was killed at his resident at 7b Egbede street, off New Lagos Road, in Egor Local government of Edo state

Witnesses said the victim was accosted by the gunmen when he wanted to ease himself at his backyard at about 10pm.

He was said to have been shot while his cell phones and money were collected.

Neighbours said late Gideon had collected money from his customers which was to be used the following (today) morning to purchase more goods from Lagos.

Other residents living in the street were also robbed of money and valuables.

Edo police spokesman, DSP Moses Nkombe could not be reached.

The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the Central Hospital morgue by men of Okhoro police division.

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