Suspected armed robbers have killed two private security guards working at a filling station located at Customs’ Junction, Ondo road, Akure, the Ondo State capital.
This is coming as three persons were said to have lost their lives yesterday in an auto crash that occurred at Liyetu Village on Ondo-Akure Highway.
The lifeless bodies of the two guards, were said to have been discovered within the Lube Bay area of the popular filling station, named AA Rano by other workers, when they resumed for work yesterday.
The filling station was one of the most patronised station by motorists in the axis.
One of the victims of the robbers, was identified as as a 45 –year-old Israel while the second guard started working at the filling station, just two days before the incident.
A supervisor at the station, Mr. Buhari Ashiru sad Israel and his colleague were found drenched in their pool of blood around 5:30am yesterday morning.
Ashiru explained that one of the security men who was 28 years old, had just spent two days at the filling station.
The Station supervisor disclosed that the perpetrators attempted breaking into the filling station safe inside the store.
He however added that the robbers were not successful as their “master key” got broken in the process of trying to unlock it.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state command, Mr. Tee Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident.
Ikoro said the police have started investigations into the incident
Meanwhile, three persons were said to have lost their lives yesterday in an auto crash that occurred at Liyetu Village on Ondo-Akure Highway.
It was gathered that the accident occurred when the driver of the blue Toyota Picnic lost control and rammed into a tree in the bush.
The PPRO for the Ondo State Command, Leo-Ikoro confirmed the accident.
He added that only the driver of the vehicle survived the accident.
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