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Iree financial institution theft: Police path robbers, affirm demise of constabulary | The Guardian Nigeria Information

The Osun Police Command says it’s on the path of the armed robbers that attacked two business banks in Iree, Boripe Native Authorities Space of Osun, on Thursday.

The police additionally confirmed that the robbers killed a police constabulary and carted away undisclosed sum of cash in the course of the operation.

Osun Police Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, stated in an announcement that about 20 armed males carried out the assault during which 4 different civilians sustained gunshot accidents.

“It’s true that there was a financial institution theft in Iree yesterday (Thursday) Aug.5, 2021 at about 15.40hrs (3:40p.m.).

“The armed robbers, numbering about 20, got here in commando-like type with about 4 autos and concurrently attacked Iree Divisional Police Headquarters with explosives and several other gun firing.

“The robbers attacked the police division in an try to disorganise, incapacitate and destabilise the law enforcement officials who had been in a fierce gun battle with them, whereas they had been robbing Entry Financial institution and United Financial institution for Africa (UBA) concurrently.

“The try to assault the Police Division Armoury was repelled and thereby unfruitful.

“The robbers, after been overwhelmed by the policemen, comprising CP’s Surveillance staff, IRT, PRU, Anti-Kidnapping, STS, 39 PMF, JTF together with native safety outfits, took to their heels.

“The police, thereafter, gave the criminals a sizzling chase, recovered 4 of the autos used for the operation together with some dwell ammunition.
“Among the robbers subsequently fled into the bush with bullet wounds and likewise carted away sure sum of money, but to be ascertained from the banks.

“The police, collectively with native safety outfits have been combing the bushes in a bid to arrest the robbers.

“It is extremely unlucky that in the middle of the theft, one Police Particular Constabulary, named Dauda Jelili, was shot lifeless whereas 4 civilians had been injured and receiving therapy in a hospital.

“The Osun Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, due to this fact, enjoins good individuals of the state to cooperate and collaborate with the police by giving immediate and helpful data to nip within the bud all prison actions earlier than they occur, as it’s stated that ‘Prevention is best than remedy’.

“The CP additionally appeals to members of the general public to tell the police of any suspected individual or individuals with gun/bullet wound.” the assertion reads.

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