The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a security guard working with Tybato filling station Moniya Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital.
The security guard, identifid as Isau Yisah, was hacked to death by suspected armed robbers and was found dead on Saturday morning inMoniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Yisah was believed to have been killed while resisting suspected hoodlums who had stormed Asanmajana area on robbery operation from carrying out their operation, as they were said to have exchange gunshots at midnight.
A statement released by the Public Relation Officer of the Oyo State Police Command, SP. Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the killing.
The statement reads, “On 12/12/2020 at about 0905 hrs., a report was received at the Divisional Police headquarters, Moniya from one Olatunji Isaac ‘m’ the owner of TYBATO Petroleum station Sawmill area, Moniya that unknown hoodlum(s) broke into his office and stole a Plasma Tv valued N40,000 and some provisions value yet unknown.”
“He further stressed that his security guard, one Isau Yisah ‘m’ aged 43 yrs was met in the pool of his own blood with an injury on his head after a plank was seen beside him supposedly to have been used to smash him on his head.
“His corpse was immediately removed to General Hospital, Moniya and deposited in the morgue. Investigation has commenced into the dastardly act and effort intensified to arrest the culprit(s).
“I further want to give a clarion call to the communities nearby ,to give the Police credible information that can unravel misery behind this evil act and perpetrator(s) brought to book.
“The control room numbers and social media handles are available for quick response to distress calls, please.”