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Just In: Osun Bank Robbery Latest: Angry Residents Storm Police Station


Angry residents of Iree in Osun State, on Thursday, laid siege to the Divisional Police Station in the town in protest after armed robbers attacked two banks in the community and killed a man.

The deceased was said to have been shot dead at a police station by the robbers, who went there to disperse those on duty before they attacked the branches of Access Bank and United Bank for Africa along Ikirun Road.

Sources said the deceased, whose identity could not be ascertained, was a constabulary attached to the station and had challenged the robbers.

It was also learnt the men of the underworld used explosives to break the doors of the banks and operated for about 20 minutes before they fled in four vehicles through the Iree/Ada Road.