The Edo State Police Command have apprehended two man armed robbery gang, who killed a National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member during a robbery operation at Muritala Muhammed Way in Benin, the Edo State capital.
According to report, the deceased corps member, David Onyeasina, was killed by the hoodlums during a robbery operation around Edo College, in the state capital.
The young graduate of Fine and Applied Arts from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho in Oyo State, was shot to dead that fateful day after he had gone to buy a recharge card.
The State police spokesperson, DSP Stephen Onwochei, disclosed that the two suspects, Mathias Efe and Dominus Aisabodo, were nabbed shortly after the operation, adding that they confessed to the killing of the corps member during a sporadic gunshot while trying to escape the scene of the robbery.
The police recovered assorted ammunition, 10 mobile handsets and jewelry belonging to the victims of the robbery from the robbers.