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Robbers kill security guard in Delta, steal 200 yam tubers

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Armed robbers operating in Asaba, its environs in Delta State have killed a security guard attached to a private company around Omengboma, Asaba.

The victim, Alex Akereh, was said to have been shot dead in the early hour of Saturday by the ramping robbers who also shot a yet-to-be unidentified keke rider.

Eyewitness, Brown Allanah who spoke to DAILY POST, said “the armed robbers left with 200 tubers of yam within the compound, including some electronic materials. Before killing the security guard, they tied his hands and legs and shot him in the chest, he died on the spot”.

But the police spokesman in the state, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, who confirmed the incident to DAILY POST, said, “the police are investigating the incident, and had taken the corpse to mortuary at the FMC Asaba including photograph of the deceased”.

He added that the police will intensify efforts to bring the culprits

to book.

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