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Bank managers and businesswoman arrested over gruesome assassination of young female banker in Ondo State

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested three persons in connection with the alleged gruesome assassination of a bank worker of Oja Oba branch of the First Bank Plc, Akure, Nofisat Ibrahim.

The deceased, who operated a Point of Sales service, was allegedly assassinated on Wednesday evening at Oke Ogba area of the state capital by two unidentified gunmen.

When our correspondent visited the Fanibi Police Station which was handling the case, it was observed that three people were in police custody over the case.

According to a police source, the three suspects were two bank managers and a businesswoman.

The source said, “Two bank managers and a popular businesswoman in Akure were initially arrested. One of the bank workers was later released, but the two suspects are still in detention to help us in our investigation.”

The source noted that the deceased had earlier reported the businesswoman at the police station following an alleged threat to her life by the suspect.

He stated, “It was reported at the station that the bank manager was aware of the disagreement between Adetutu and the businesswoman over the allocation of PoS because the deceased was the officer in charge of the PoS in the bank.”

The Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Mr. Femi Joseph, confirmed the arrest of three people but refused to disclose their identities.

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