Notorious political thug shoots four in Ondo community
A suspected political thug from Idanre, Idanre Local Government Area (of Ondo State) shot four people.
According to reports, a suspect identified as Para attacked a local drug store on Tuesday, August 16.
Eyewitnesses claimed that the thug became angry at the owner for refusing to give him a bag containing cash.
“He has always been extorting money from people. He went to the supermarket to collect money but the owner of the supermarket refused to give him,” the witness narrated.
“He wanted to snatch the bag of the owner. As he started dragging the bag with him, he brought out a gun and shot four people instantly.”
The source said the victims were rushed to the General Hospital, Idanre, where they were receiving treatment.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Mrs Funmi Odunlami, confirmed the incident and said it was a robbery case and that a suspect has been arrested by the police.
“Some robbers carried out an attack and one of them was arrested. We are making efforts to arrest other members of the gang.” the PPRO stated.