Gunmen reportedly have killed a thirty five (35) year old businessman, Osaro Ojo in Obaretin, Ikpoba Okha local government area of Edo state.

The incident occured when the deceased visited the site of his building project in the area for supervision.

The gunmen, numbering five were said to have stormed the site and shot sporadically into the air before shooting Osaro in the head, leading to his death.

The Reason behind the killing is yet to be unravelled by the police but residents were of the opinion that the young man must have been killed by some persons trying to claim ownership of the land.

The Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor who confirmed the incident gave an assurance that the culprits would be arrested and brought to justice.


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