A gang of armed robbers have killed a yet to be identified police officer in the early hours of Wednesday along Iwo-Osogbo road in Osun State.
The officer was shot dead during a robbery attack along the axis, after a commercial bus was attacked by the robbers and all the passengers in the bus were dispossessed of their belongings.
An eyewitness told newsmen that the officer, who was coming in another vehicle, ran into the robbers and was ordered out of his vehicle and subsequently killed in cold blood.
” After collecting money and materials from the passengers, a policeman coming in another vehicle was forced out of the vehicle and shot dead.
“The tragic incident has been reported to the PPRO who has deployed police officers to stop their further action,” he said.
Meanwhile, residents of the towns and villages along the axis have called on police authority to intensify surveillance on the road and protect the lives and property of the road users.
The Police Public Relations officer(PPRO) in the state, SP Folashade Odooro when contacted said she has not been properly briefed on the incident, except the eye witness that called to inform her