From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Hoodlums operating across Delta State on Wednesday evening allegedly killed a middle aged security guard Identified as Mark Jidel a native of Taraba State.
Until his death, Jidel was a guard at Neol Ojei Holdings along Asaba- Benin Expressway..
It was gathered that the security guard had over times complained to his church pastor including members of the church that criminals frequent the company and as such made attempts to vandalize the company’s property.
But his complaints, Insiders said was treated with a pinch of salt until the fateful Wednesday evening while he was on duty post when the said hoodlums invaded the company and allegedly stabbed him severally on the shoulder including inserting an iron rod into his body after he had given up the ghost, covered the blood splashes with ashes on the ground before they disappeared into the thin air
His church member, John Ifeokwu who spoke to journalists in the area, described the late security guard a good Christian who was dedicated to his duty adding he had complained about the criminals prior to the incident as his corpse was discovered in the early hours of Thursday along the expressway, leaving the situation in shock and dismay at the scene.
But the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya who confirmed the incident to journalists in Asaba said that the management of the company, Noel Ojei Holdings mobilized the Police to deposit the corpse at the mortuary at the Federal Medical Center,( FMC) Asaba, adding that investigation was on going with a view to bringing the hoodlums to arrest.