Unknown Gunmen Shoots Sleeping NSCDC Guard To Death In Benin City

The incident it was gathered happened at Ogheghe Community, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo State.

It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 2.45am on Thursday when armed robbers invaded the area.

They scaled a fence in attempt to flee after robbery and landed in the bursar’s compound.

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It was further gathered that the gunmen on landing in the compound met the NSCDC officer identified as Alex Osaghae sleeping and shot him dead.

JournalReporters further learnt that the hoodlum after killing the officer made away with his official rifle.

The Public Relations Officer of the Edo State Command, NSCDC, Ogbebor Efosa, who confirmed the incident declined further comments.

Meanwhile, the UNIBEN bursar, Victor Imagbe, and the public relations of the institution, Benedicta Ehanire, didn’t responded to inquiries as at the time of filing this report.