GUNMEN ATTACK FILING STATION, KILL 32-YEAR-OLD PUMP ATTENDANT IN ONDO
A 32-year-old filling station pump attendant, identified as Bolakale has been killed in Alagbaka axis of Akure, the Ondo State capital by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.
The robbers numbering about four, stormed the filling station, injured another attendant and carted away an unspecified amount of money during the operation.
According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred at about 6:45 pm when the armed men arrived on a motorcycle.
They were said to have shot severally into the air to scare off customers and passersby before demanding the day’s proceeds.
The eye witness said : “They ordered the fuel attendants to hand over the day’s sales which they did as they did not argue with them.
“But with their continuous shooting, the bullets hit two of the attendants, killing one on the spot.
“They also shot sporadically at other people around who tried to raise alarm before escaping from the scene of the incident”
“The injured attendant, Kazeem was rushed to the hospital while the corpse of Bolakale has been deposited at the morgue.”
In the meantime, Brave Views gathered that some of the robbers have been arrested.