Gunmen Attack Police Station in Oyo, Kill Officer, Suspect

Gunmen Attack Police Station in Oyo, Kill Officer, Suspect

  • A police station was brutally attacked by some gunmen in the Ibarapa north local government recently
  • The gunmen killed the Divisional Crime Officer and a suspect who was in detention in the police facility
  • The Divisional Police Officer, an inspector and some suspects are reportedly fighting to save their lives after the attack

Igangan - Unknown gunmen, on Tuesday, September 28 attacked Igangan police station in Ibarapa north local government area of Oyo state, killing a Divisional Crime Officer, DCO, and a suspect who was in detention.

Vanguard newspaper quoted a top police officer as saying said the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, an inspector and some suspects were on a danger list as a result of gunshot wounds.

Governor Seyi Makinde-led government is yet to react to the attack in its domain. Photo credit: Oyo state government
Source: Facebook

When contacted this morning, the Oyo state police command spokesman, SP Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident and said:

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“The commissioner of police is on his way to the place. We are already in Oke Ogun as we speak. I will get back to you when we get there.”

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