POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE
Telegraphic Address THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE
PRESSPOL IBADAN POLICE STATE HEADQUARTERS
Email:- PPROOYO@gmail.com ELEYELE,
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AZ: 5250/OY/PPRO/ VOL. 6/105 Date: 10th February, 2022
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
Further to the media chat at the scene of crime. Today Thursday 10th February, 2022 at about 1345hrs, a group of masked armed robbers about Ten (10) in numbers trailed, targeted and attacked a bullion van around traffic light area, Idi-Ape junction Agodi, Ibadan.
2. The Armed Robbers engaged the Police Officers escorting the bullion van and in the process, an undisclosed amount of money was carted away.
3. In swift response, the Police equally neutralized one of the armed robbers while some were believed to have escaped with multiple gunshot
4. Consequently, a civilian onlooker was hit by stray bullet and died at the scene while two Police officers later died in the hospital as a result of gunshot injuries sustained. Four (4) others including Two (2) Police officers are responding to treatment.
5. The citizenry are hereby enjoined not to panic as efforts are in top gear to track down and apprehend the criminal gang, the Oyo State Police Command seeks the cooperation of the good people of the State in providing necessary information to help maintain the relative peace and tranquility being enjoyed in the State. As always, if you see something, say something.
SP. ADEWALE OSIFESO Anipr,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
OYO STATE COMMAND