Three killed as robbers attack bank in Akoko community

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There was pandemonium on Tuesday afternoon in Ogbagi-Akoko, Akoko North West local government area of Ondo State as armed robbers attacked a branch of Skye Bank in the community


Three persons, including a security man, attached to the bank was said to have been hit by stray bullets and died instantly as the bandits shot sporadically to scare the customers and residents.

DAILY POST that gathered the policemen attached to the community fled their stations.

It will be recalled that three years ago, some armbed robbers invaded Ikare-Akoko, a neighbouring town to Ogbagi, raided three banks and killed many residents of the town.

A resident of the village, Adebisi Olusoga said the robbers invaded their community around

He explained that when they sighted them, they were thinking that they were police officers.

“It was when they began to shoot sporadically into the air that we knew they were robbers.

“Right now, they have killed three persons, including a security officer and wounded scores of innocent people”, he explained.

Femi Joseph, the police spokesman in Ondo State, confirmed the incident but said he could not provide further details.

“I am still getting details of the event and I will get back to you,” he said.

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