A 75-year-old man known as Jimoh Teloye aka Yerepe who serves as a night guard found dead on Monday by Residents of Ikare Akoko particularly those having shops at commercial nerve centre, behind the central mosque, popularly called ‘Lagos line.
It was gathered that the man served as the night guard to some shop owners around the place over the years.
It reported that the deceased hands were tied and they forced cloth into his mouth and tied him before he died.
It was learnt the burglars broke the shops after his death with a big hammer and other weapons to have access to the shops.
The sympathisers who stormed the scene of the incident, described late Yerepe, an indigene of Ikare as a devout Muslim and easy-going man during his lifetime.
According to the Chief Medical Director(CMD), Dr. Wale Oguntunase said the hospitalized ambulance was used to convey the corpse to the state specialist hospital ikare akoko.
The Ikare Police Area Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police(ACP) Razak Rauf confirmed the incident and that investigation is ongoing to arrest those involved in the act.
Source: Naija News