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TRAGIC DEATH OF NIGERIAN NAVY RATING IN ONDO STATE: Three Suspects Apprehended

ByHybrid News

Jun 29, 2023

In a shocking turn of events, Ordinary Seaman Akingbabohun SA, a dedicated rating serving at the Nigerian Navy Secondary School (NNSS) in Imeri, Ondo State, was discovered unconscious by Idoani police during a routine patrol on Tuesday, June 27, 2023.

The incident occurred near the market area of Idoani town. Without wasting any time, the police swiftly transported him to Idoani General Hospital for immediate medical attention.

Despite the best efforts of the hospital staff, tragically, the rating succumbed to his injuries.

Confirming the incident, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Idoani Police Division shed light on the distressing situation. According to the DPO, the rating had fallen victim to an assault orchestrated by a group of hoodlums in Idoani. Promptly, a joint operation involving the Idoani Police Division and the Nigerian Navy Secondary School was launched to track down the culprits. This collaborative effort proved fruitful, leading to the arrest of three individuals who had been on the run.

The suspects were identified as Mr. Ayomide Sambo, a 20-year-old from Kogi State, Mr. Shagari Francis, an 18-year-old from Nassarawa State, and Mr. Adeleke Johnson Fayomi, a 20-year-old from Idoani, Ondo State.

The detained suspects are currently undergoing rigorous interrogation, during which detailed statements have been obtained from them. At the time of this report, they remain in police custody, awaiting further investigation and eventual prosecution for their alleged involvement in the tragic incident.

The authorities are determined to ensure that justice is served for the untimely demise of Ordinary Seaman Akingbabohun SA, a valued member of the Nigerian Navy.

This unfortunate event serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by law enforcement agencies in maintaining public safety.

The incident has sparked conversations regarding the need for heightened security measures and increased vigilance to safeguard the lives of individuals serving the nation in various capacities.

The Nigerian Navy and local law enforcement agencies have vowed to redouble their efforts to prevent such incidents and bring perpetrators to justice.

As investigations continue, the community mourns the loss of Ordinary Seaman Akingbabohun SA, remembering him as a dedicated and honorable serviceman. The Nigerian Navy, along with the Idoani police, expresses its deepest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time.

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