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Gunmen kill policeman in Ondo

There was commotion at Ise and Isua towns of Akoko area of Ondo state this morning when an Inspector of police attached to Isua Akoko divisional police was shot dead by unknown gunmen.

Another police Sergeant who accompanied the late Inspector narrowly escaped death.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the gunmen ambushed the policemen along Ise-Akoko -Isua road, border towns to Kogi and Edo states.

They were on an official assignment of surveillance on the road to prevent kidnapping and armed robbery on the route, notorious for such crimes.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph said they could not ascertain if the gunmen were Herdsmen or armed robbers.

Leke Adegbite

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