A male member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as David Onyeasina, was Tuesday [Jun 16] reportedly killed in Benin City, capital of Edo State.
Onyeasina was said to have been shot dead during a robbery incident close to his residence near Edo College, Benin.
According to information available to THISDAY, he was reportedly hit by bullets fired by armed robbers who invaded a house while he unknowingly went out to buy recharge card.
According to an eye witness account, the corps member was said to have died on the spot before he could be rushed to the hospital. The Edo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Steve Onwichei, confirmed the story.
He said two of the suspects arrested by the police confessed that the young man was shot during the robbery incident which they carried out.