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POLICEMAN KILLED AS ARMED ROBBERS ATTACK BANK IN EKITI

A policeman has been killed in an attempted bank robbery by armed gunmen which took place Thursday evening in Otun Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area in Ekiti.


The armed robbers attacked a commercial bank in Otun Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area in Ekiti State.


The police spokesman in the state, Sunday Abutu confirmed the killing of the policeman.


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Abutu explained that the group of armed men stormed the Otun bank and initially succeeded in breaking the bank security door before their mission was stopped by the swift arrival of a combined team of police, military, and local security outfits.


He further said that an attempt to escape by the criminal elements triggered a shoot-out which claimed the life of the policeman while the robbers had to desperately escaped via some routes on foot.


He assured that the perpetrators of the crime will be arrested.


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