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JUST IN: Gunmen invade police station in Ondo, kill officer
 
By: News Editor
Mon, 25 Jul 2022   ||   Nigeria,
 

A police officer has been killed in Ondo State following the invasion of Okuta Elerinla Police Division by gunmen.

It was gathered that the gunmen invaded the station and caught the officers on duty unaware on Monday around 1:00 am.

The reason for the invasion is yet to be ascertained.

During the heavy gunfire, a policeman identified as Boluwaji Temenu, with registration number AP. 207538 died in the attack.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Funmilayo Odunlami confirmed the incident and disclosed that officers at the station were able to repel the attack.

Odunlami added that the Commissioner of Police, Oyeyemi Oyediran had ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, to immediately take over the case.

 

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