Armed robbers operating in Effurun metropolis, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, at the weekend killed a 60 year old grandfather, Chief Otoboro Obokowho in front of an ATM machine stand where he was withdrawing some money from his account.
It was gathered that the victim had gone to an ATM after working hours to make withdrawal when he met his untimely death in the hands of the robbers.
DSP Andrew Aniamaka, Police Spokesman in the state who confirmed the incident said; the armed robbers monitored the victim to the Bank, and unknown to him, they were also within the ATM Machine stand, they shot the man dead, and took only N60,000 he had withdrew, and disappeared into an unknown destination” disclosing that the police were on the trail of the robbers.
DSP Aniamaka said that corpse of the victim had been deposited in Agbarho Central Hospital Mortuary, while investigation was ongoing with a view to bring the hoodlums to book.
While thanking members of the public for their continued provision of useful information to the police, the polices spokesman further disclosed that the police in Kwale had a member of an armed robbery gang who has been terrorizing the community. He said that a group of armed robbers were carrying out robbery operation in the community on Thursday when the police confronted them in cross fire, unfortunately killed one of them identified as Chikelo Ossai, while others escaped with bullets wounds.
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