Naval officers storm Idoani after killing of colleague

There is nervous apprehension in Idoani community in the Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, following the killing of a Naval officer allegedly by hoodlums in the area.

The incident, which happened yesterday, has disrupt the peace of the agrarian community, as Naval men were said to have invaded Idoani to ensure the arrest of killers of their colleague.

But a source familiar with the incident anonymously said the naval officer who was driving along the road in the community reportedly splashed water to a passenger on a motorcyclist while trying to avoid potholes on the road.

The deceased was said to have parked and apologized to the motorcyclist who commands a sizeable number of thugs in the community but the man identified as Ayo refused to listen to all the pleas from the naval officer.

The Okada rider however, called some hoodlums in the town who invaded the scene and hit the naval officer with an iron rod on his head, losing unconsciousness

The naval officer was rushed to the hospital the town but gave up before getting to the hospital and was confirmed dead by the doctor.

The Okada rider was apprehended and handed over to police in the town while one of the thugs who hit the deceased with the iron was said to have taken to his heel to avoid being arrested.

The state Police Command could not confirm the development as at the time of filing this report, but the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Funmi Odunlami, promised to find out the details of the incident in the Idoani community.

However, the Chairman of Ose local government, Hon Dennis Adekunle condemned the gruesome murder of the naval officer, calling for calm as perpetrators will be arrested and brought to book.

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