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Gunmen invade another farm in Oyo, kill one

Some gunmen numbering about seven have invaded one other farm in Oyo State.

DAILY POST gathered on Friday {that a} farm buyer, an indigene of Benue State from Igede tribe was killed through the invasion of the farm situated at Fiditi, one of many cities in Afijio Native Authorities Space of the State.

Our correspondent gathered from sources that the farm buyer was shot lifeless when the gunmen stormed the farm on Wednesday.

Throughout the invasion, a safety guard within the farm recognized as Felix, an indigene of Plateau State was kidnapped. The safety guard later escaped within the early hours of Thursday.

It was gathered that the gunmen arrived on the farm on the time the employees had been closing for the day with 5 of them armed with AK-47 rifles and different weapons.

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It was learnt that they looked for victims to kidnap, with one in every of them concentrating on the farm supervisor, Mr Adelakun Sunday, on the time he was about leaving his workplace.

This made the supervisor to shortly retreat to his workplace, locked the door, ran to his bathroom and climbed up the ceiling to cover.

It was additional gathered that the supervisor and others found the lifeless physique of the farm buyer throughout a search across the farm.

The deceased, who was mentioned to have come to the farm on his Bajaj motorbike, had purchased two lifeless chickens, which he had put in a sack, earlier than he met his loss of life.

Three expended shells of AK-47 rifle bullets and one empty cartridge shell had been discovered on the scene.

DAILY POST recollects that the assault on the farm is coming just a few weeks after some gunmen kidnapped son of a farm proprietor in Apete space of Ibadan.

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The son of the farm proprietor, Mr Odetunde was launched after spending just a few days within the kidnappers’ den.

Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the newest assault on the farm to journalists on Friday.

Fadeyi attributed the escape of the sufferer to stress placed on the abductors by the police via steady seek for the criminals who tried to cover to evade arrest.

He confirmed that the physique of the deceased had been deposited in a mortuary on the State Hospital, Oyo, for post-mortem.

Fadeyi added that investigation had commenced into the incident.

Gunmen invade one other farm in Oyo, kill one

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