POS operator shot dead in Ogun state


Motorcycle-riding gunmen have reportedly killed one Mutiu Salako, an operator of Point of Sale, POS, at Oke Lantoro in Abeokuta Ogun State, As reported by Dailypost.

The incident occurred at 6 pm on Sunday.

A viral WhatsApp message alerting members of the public to the incident attributed the attack to a cult-related killing.

But the police spokesperson, Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident on Monday as a case of attempted robbery.

Odutola said that the police, during the raid of the area where the crime was committed, had equally arrested three suspects.

She said:

“According to the report with me, it was the police operatives from Kemta Division that attended to the attack.

Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot Mutiu Salako, a PoS operator who later died in the hospital.

It was not a case of cult killing, as is being speculated, but attempted murder and three suspects have been arrested after the police raid of the area.”


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