A retired principal in Ekiti State, Mr. Femi Ayeni, was on Thursday murdered by unknown killers in Emure Ekiti, Emure Local Government Area of the state.
The incident occurred at about 10.30 pm at his residence located along Ise road in the community .
A police source told journalists in Ado Ekiti on Friday that the evil doers besieged the house with the aim of robbing the victim, but was killed in the process.
The man was said to have been found in the pool of his blood after being shot by the suspected robbers.
“The retired principal was murdered with a dane gun . The case is under investigation at Emure Divisional Police headquarters .
“The corpse of the deceased had been deposited in the morgue at Emure general hospital”, the source stated.
The source added that the Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Mr. Marcus Ogundola, had led a team of operatives to the scene with a promise that the killers will be arrested .
“There were a lot of traces left behind by the killers that can easily facilitate their arrest. The SARS and other operatives promised that they will work on that and soon , they will get to the root of the matter”, he said
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday Abutu could not be reached, as his mobile phone numbers were switched off.