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Gunmen kill Oyo official

Posted by Guardian on 2005/01/03 | Views: 430 |

Gunmen kill Oyo official


Tragedy struck in Oyo town on Sunday when a member of the state Health Management Board, Phillip Oguniran was killed in his home.

Tragedy struck in Oyo town on Sunday when a member of the state Health Management Board, Phillip Oguniran was killed in his home.

In the same town, a pregnant woman was crushed to death by a police patrol van. Ogunmiran, it was learnt was killed shortly after returning from the church.The Guardian learnt that the gunmen opened fire on him and left immediately after confirming that he was dead. The police public relations officer, Femi Adedeji, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) who confirmed the incident said investigations into the killing had begun.

The pregnant woman, it was learnt, was killed while some policemen in the patrol van were allegedly chasing an Okada rider who had refused to give them N20.Eyewitness account said the policemen, while pursuing the Okada rider ran into the woman and crushed her to death while several others sustained injuries. The policemen immediately fled the scene abandoning their vehicle

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