Crime

BREAKING; Police officer shot dead by suspected armed robbers

Gunmen believed to be armed robbers have killed a Police operative in Oka-Akoko, the headquarters of Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Police Public Relations Officer for Ondo State Command, DSP Funmilayo Odunlami confirmed the development, Tuesday evening in a telephone conversation

The incident which happened on Tuesday afternoon around Oke-Maria axis of the town is said to have caused panic among the residents.

According to Odunlami, the gunmen came on a motorcycle, shot the Policeman, and fled the scene.

She, however, noted that investigations have commenced to unravel the mystery behind the murder.


Meanwhile, the remains of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue in a nearby hospital.

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