Gunmen Invade Police Station In Ido-Ekiti, Kill Inspector, Empty Armoury (Photos)

Ado Ekiti-There was pandemonium on Friday night at Ido-Ekiti, Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, when some suspected gunmen numbering 40, invaded the Divisional Police Headquaters located in the town and killed a police inspector on duty during the attack.

The armory of the police station was emptied by the evil doers ,while the roof top was blown off with the aid of dynamite and the entire police station , including the asbestos were destroyed during the raid.

A detective attached to the station , who craved anonymity ,revealed that the suspected robbers invaded the police station around

7.20pm and destroyed virtually everywhere while ransacking all roomswhile all the doors were broken in the course of searching forammunition .

The incident had rendered the police officers attached to the station devastated, as their countenances portrayed that they were in deep mourning.

The source added that the robbers had drove in recklessly through the gate while some had scaled the fence and headed into the main building where the armory was located.police-station-in-ido-ekiti2 police-station-in-ido-ekiti1He said few policemen were on guard during the raid, which he said made the attack to be more successful and fierce .

Upon entering the station, the source said the heavily armed bandits rained bullets on the police inspector and he was said to have died on the spot.

“They drove in recklessly and took over the entire police station. Some even scaled the fence and took strategic positions. They shot into the air sporadically and destroyed virtually every room.

“Our suspicion was that they case to loot the armoury because that was why they first attacked after demobilizing our men. In fact, they emptied the entire place”.

When asked whether they came to free a high profile detainee or robbery suspected, the police officer said: “That is not true because nobody was detained in the cell as at the time they incident took place”, he added .

Efforts made to reach out to the Police Public Relations Officer ofthe state Command, Mr Alberto Adeyemi were unsuccessful, as all his mobile phone sets were switched.

But a police officer confirmed that the PPRO had visited the station to get first hand information about the incident.

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  • kingsley iheukwumere

    nawa ooo

  • chika bibian

    Shame no catch them they get mouth to talk say ‘they took over the entire police sation… Smh

  • emekachilaka

    Nawa those guys are mean

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    If una look wel,na insider go do d job

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    Shame on npf

  • WillieBravo

    Hmmmm! Armed robbers carrying dynamite. These ones na serious criminals o.

  • Make shame catch una…a whole HQ…smh this is big time compromise

  • WillieBravo

    This spells so much incompetence. Too bad.

  • kayode akinsanya

    That’s terrible inside police station, why is it that few police are on duty that period. There’s something behind the attack

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    This is serious oooo
    Such attacks can’t be successful without genuine info coming from that same divisional headquarters

    • Mezzy Gilbert

      Yes na