A Point of Sale (POS) machine operator, identified as Mr Godspower Iguenariende, has been killed in Ekiugbo Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state.
It was gathered that the late Iguenariende, a father of two was shot in the abdomen by men suspected to be armed robbers.
The assailants also made away with an undisclosed amount of money.
An eyewitness disclosed that Iguenariende was attacked by the armed robbers at about 7am of Saturday 20 June, 2020, while trying to open his POS machine operation shop.
The source noted that the armed robbers shot him after collecting his money, insinuating that the victim might have identified some of them.
He revealed that Iguenariende was rushed to a nearby hospital but died before medical personnel could attend to him.
When contacted, the District Police Officer (DPO) of Ughelli ‘A’ Division, Kevin Zuokumor, confirmed the story, saying when they heard of the incident, he quickly mobilized his men to the scene but that the armed robbers absconded before their arrival.
He added that they were told that Iguenariende was rushed to an unknown hospital for medical attention but could not confirm whether he was dead as at press time.
He assured that the command will do everything possible to apprehend the armed robbers and ensure they face the law.