A guard attached to the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree has shot dead a farmer in Eripa, Boluwaduro local government area of the State.
The guard identified as Sunday is said to be fond of entering people farms to steal farm products.
He however met his Waterloo when he went to the farm of a man named Sunday (a Tiv native) over the weekend.
The farm owner who had left the farm, suddenly returned to pick something and caught the suspect. This led to an altercation and the suspect shot the farm owner with a dane gun.
The state police command spokesperson, Mrs Yemisi Opalola has confirmed the incident
Speaking on the matter, she said: “The owner of the farm named Sunday who is a Tiv native was killed by a native of Iree also bearing, Sunday.
“Sunday from Iree had been reported to the Eleripa of Eripa several times that he always enters farms to steal harvests.
“Sunday (a Tiv native) and his younger brother were on the farm when Sunday (Iree) entered the farm, he was accused of wanting to steal harvest, this infuriated the latter, then there was an altercation which led to him shooting his accuser.