Policeman Shot Dead As Robbers Storms Bank In Ekiti State
At least two people have been killed, after robbers invaded a commercial bank in Oye Ekiti, about one hour drive from the Ekiti state capital, Ado Ekiti.
The robbers overpowered the police officer attached to the bank to gain access to the facility before killing him.
According to reports, a five-year-old was shot in the head while returning from school while a police officer attached to the bank was also shot dead.
The police public relations officer, Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the incident could not confirm the number of casualties but photos which were taken by an eyewitness showed two bodies, a child and a man, lying lifeless on the floor within the banking hall, their bodies covered in blood.
Customers of the bank, who were inside during the incident were also robbed of valuables.