There was pandemonium in Igarra, the headquarters of Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo state on Thursday, August 9, as robbers raided two banks and killed at least 10 people.
The Punch reports that the incident was confirmed by Johnson Kokumo, the commissioner of police in the state.
The report said the incident happened in the evening of Thusday, August 9.
The invasion on the police station, according to the report, was to demobilize the law enforcement agency and its men.
It was learnt that at the station, a policeman and two detainees were reportedly shot dead while three other persons outside the station were killed by the robbers.
The official vehicle of a newly posted area commander was also set ablaze by the robbers.
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It was after the attack on the police station that the robbers reportedly made their way to the banks.
Legit.ng earlier reported that the Lagos state chapter of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) ordered the arrest and prosecution of any of its officers found around the premises of the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in Lagos and its environs.
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