Robbers Kill Three Policemen In Ogun

Three police men have been confirmed dead in an early hour raid on a community in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, while two others were critically injured.

The incident was said to have occurred when the five officers were on the way to address a distress call that a 15 member armed bandit had stormed the Ijemo-Agbadu area of the city.

Confirming the incident to Channels Television, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Muyiwa Adejobi stated three police officers were murdered and that two others were injured while an undisclosed amount of money and other personal effects were carted away from the church.

The 15 member armed gang reportedly stormed the community and a church, The Apostolic Church, being their target.

The Police PRO for the state while on the spot assessment of the area disclosed that a member of the gang who confessed to be part of the operation has been arrested and is helping the police in their investigations

While seeking useful information from the general public, Mr Adejobi assured residents of adequate security of life and property at all times, stating that the unfortunate incident will not deter the command from performing its constitutional responsibilities.

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