Delta: Security Guard Found Dead Inside Fuel Tanker in Warri
LAGOS DECEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A security staff identified as Emma Obene of Frankies Concern Limited Filling Station, located along Enerhen Road, Warri, Delta State was reported to have been found dead in one of the fuel tankers of the company.
Obene a Senior Security officer of the company was declared missing nine days ago after which his clothes were found hanging in his office, but he was nowhere to be found.
His lifeless body was found in the fuel tanker when some workers of the filling station took the tanker to a private depot near Warri Refinery at the early hours of the day to load products.
The deceased, who is a father of a 12-year-old girl has been working in the filling station for some years and was the head of security before the unfortunate incident occurred.
He was alleged to have died in the process of trying to illegally scoop fuel from the tanker hence a bucket suspected to be one of his scooping tool .was found by his side.
The police from the Enerhen Divisional Police Station with the help of sympathizers evacuated the remains of the victim and the bucket he was allegedly using to scoop fuel from the tanker.
A staff of the station who pleaded anonymity said;“his dress and short he worn were hanged by his office and we started looking for him since on Saturday until this moment. All efforts to trace him were to no avail until the tanker went to depot to load fuel where he was discovered that a corpse was inside the tanker when they wanted to load it.”
The corpse has since been deposited in one of the morgues in Effurun awaiting police investigations.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Zanna Ibrahim, confirmed the incident when contacted on Monday.