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Night guard kill as Robbers cart away valuables in Osogbo

A night guard identified as Matthew Olalekan was on Thursday found dead in front of a store in Osogbo, Osun state capital, following alleged attack by some suspected armed robbers.

The deceased, lying dead in front of the store located opposite Osogbo Technical College, Iwo Road, Osogbo, was reportedly attacked and subdued by the robbers, before they entered into the store.

Apparently after the night guard had been killed, the hoodlums were said to have carted away items that include power bank, gold, baby bed worth millions of naira.

The corpse of the guard was later evacuated by some police operatives and moved to the mortuary.

When contacted, the Osun Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.


She said, “Suspected armed robbers today, Thursday, attacked a night guard in a store opposite Technical College, Osogbo and thereafter entered the store.

“They carted away the following items; 100 pieces of imported power bank valued N3.5million, gold; value yet unknown and baby golden bed; value yet unknown.

“The night guard by name Matthew Olamilekan ‘m’ aged 40 years was later found dead in the compound where the store is located.”

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