Crimes/Tragedy

Armed Robbers attack Businessman in Gure Community, Kwara

One person has been reportedly wounded as result of Armed Robbers attack on Gure Community in Baruten Local Government Area of kwara state.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, Babawale Afolabi said “ a petrol dealer, Jimoh Werewere was on Saturday night attacked by yet to be identified gun men who stormed Gure community in Baruten”

“The gun men numbering about five and armed with sophisticated weapons might have been trailing the business man for some time before they attacked him on Saturday night”

“the incident occured around 0900 hrs on Saturday night. Our officers in the locality who were on a routine patrol was attracted by a gunshots but before they got to the scene of the incident the gun men have escaped living the man in his pool of blood” Babawale disclosed.

The victim receiving treatment in the hospital

“Further check revealed that the gun men made away with the business man ‘s 11 milion CEFA, which is around eight million naira( N8 million) while the man is being treated for the gun wounds that he sustained at an undisclosed hospital”

Added that “men of the Nigeria police and the operative of the NSCDC in the area have visited the injured business man in the hospital while security has been beefed up in the area.

“Efforts are ongoing to track down the perpetrators of the evil act”

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