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Oyo police confirm killing of Ibadan socialite

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The Oyo State Police Command has reported the murder of Mr. Teslim Akinpelu, an Ibadan socialite, by alleged armed robbers.

Police reported that four armed robbers had killed the deceased, also identified as Gatuso, on Saturday.

Akinpelu was shot by armed robbers on Saturday night at a hotel near the Iyaganku district of Ibadan.

Akinpelu, died as a result of the shot he sustained.

In his response, the Public Relations Officer of the Police Command of the States, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, reported the killing of the socialite.

In a statement made available to DAILY POST on Monday, Fadeyi added that Iyaganku’s DPO had begun investigating the matter.

He said that prior to carrying out their sinister intent, the armed robbers claimed to be lodgers.

Teslim Akinpelu, alias Gatuso, was shot dead by 4 armed men at the Town Hotel NTC Iyaganku at approximately 0045 hrs,” Fadeyi said.”

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