Gunmen Attack Police Station In Ondo, Kill One Officer On Duty
One police officer has been killed after some gunmen stormed the Okuta Elerinla police station in Akure, Ondo state.
The gunmen invaded the police station in the early hours of Monday. Confirming the development, Odunlami Funmilayo, police spokesperson, in a statement, said the deceased was hit by a stray bullet during a shootout with the gunmen.
She said the attack was carried out by some gunmen but was repelled by policemen on duty which prevented the attackers from gaining entrance into the station.
“During the crossfire, one of our gallant stations guards AP.207538 0INSPR. TEMENU BOLUWAJI was hit by a bullet, he later died on his way to the hospital.
“The commissioner of police, CP Oyeyemi Adesoye Oyediran, psc, fsi, has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the case and ensure the perpetrators are arrested.
“He is also using this medium to encourage the people of the state to go about their lawful duty without fear, as the days of these criminals are numbered.”
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