A female corps member, two police officials comprising a male and a female and one other person were reportedly killed on Monday, November 24, 2014 by a gang of about 10 armed bandits in a robbery attack at a branch of a first generation bank in Ikere-Ekiti community of Ekiti State.
The assailants reportedly shot sporadically in all directions to scare away people while they attacked a Police Station in the area killing two police officers on duty.
In the process, bullets were said to have hit a male police officer in his office and another female police on the forehead as she ran for cover, according to Vanguard reports.
Eyewitnesses said the armed men thereafter went to the bank and killed two other persons, a male and a female at the bank’s ATM stand located at Kajola Street at about 3.25 pm.The female victim was said to be a corps member serving in the area.
Some soldiers and police officials allegedly foiled the attempt by the assailants to break into the bank as they fled into different directions on sighting them.
Confirming the incident,Ekiti state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Victor Babayemi, attested to the attack although he said he was yet to get details from his men.