Suspected terrorists on Monday, attacked a police station in Akure, Ondo State and killed a police inspector.
Temenu Boluwaji, was confirmed dead after attackers invaded Okuta Elerinla police station in Akure, the state capital.
Elendu Reports learnt that many police officers on duty sustained injuries during a gun battle between them and the gunmen in the attack.
Funmi Odunlami, Ondo State Police Command’s spokesperson confirmed the attack noting that the incident occurred at about 1 a.m.
Odunlami, in a statement, said: “On the 25th July 2022 around 0100 am, hoodlums attacked Okuta Elerinla Division, in Akure.
“Policemen who were alert and alive to their duty repelled them accordingly, and the miscreants could not gain entrance into the station,” the statement reads.
“During the crossfire, one of our gallant stations guards AP.207538 0INSPR. Temenu Boluwaji was hit by a bullet, he later died on his way to the hospital.”
“The Commissioner of Police CP Oyeyemi Oyediran, has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the case and ensure the perpetrators are arrested.”