A gunman has shot dead a young man at a car wash centre located along Sam Ewang Estate, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
witness said the killer brought his Sienna car to the car wash, and on
completion of the wash, approached the man to look for the truck driver
to remove the fuel tanker from where it was parked.
registration number TTD 456XA with inscription NIPCO, was also brought
to the car wash centre for washing, and parked opposite the centre,
awaiting when there would be a parking space.
The driver was said to have taken a stroll within the vicinity, when the gunman approached the man sitting inside the truck.
man, identified as Aro, was said to be pacifying the suspect, who
subsequently pulled out a gun and shot the him at close range resulting
in instant death.
The development caused pandemonium at the car
wash centre, as people took to their heels, while the gunman manoeuvred
his way and escaped with his car.
When contacted, Ogun State
Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the
command was going to commence forensic investigation into the murder.
“It is true, the Commissioner of Police has ordered that forensic
investigation be carried out. He has also directed that homicide section
of the state investigation and intelligence department should take over
the case for proper investigation with the view of bringing the culprit
to justice,” Mr. Oyeyemi stated.