Some unknown gunmen have attacked OKUTA ELERINLA POLICE DIVISION in Akure, the Ondo State Capital in the middle of the night today.
The reason for the attack is yet to be ascertained by SUNSHINETRUTH as at the time if filing in this report but a police officer was shot dead during heavy shooting.
The police authorities have confirmed the incident.
ONDO POLICE REPEL ATTACK ON OKUTA ELERINLA DIVISION
On the 25th July, 2022 around 0100 am, hoodlums attacked OKUTA ELERINLA DIVISION in Akure.
Policemen who were at alert and alive to their duty repelled them accordingly and the miscreants were unable to gain entrance into the station.
During the cross fire, one of our gallant station 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.
SP Odunlami Funmilayo, Mnipr,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For:- Commissioner of Police,
Ondo State Command,