Oyo Police PRO Denies Attack On Police Station, Says Hoodlums Attacked Their Men On Roadside
Oyo state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi has denied news on circulation that gunmen on Friday evening attacked Ikolaba Police Station in Ibadan, Oyo State and killed one of the officers on duty.
CSP Fadeyi in a released statement said, two Policemen who were attached to Ikolaba Police station were attacked on the other side of the station by people believed to be hoodlums.
Oyo Police PRO said : ” Good morning sir, at about 9 pm of 21/08/2020, two Policemen who were attached to Ikolaba Police station who were at the other side of the road of the station were attacked by hoodlums in a moving vehicle. In the process, one Police corporal was shot dead while one inspr was injured and he is recuperating in the hospital while the hoodlums ran away. The Police station was not attacked.
Immediately, the Commissioner of Police got wind of the incident, he gave the marching order to all Police Tactical teams including SARS, SRS, SKYNET, FEDERAL AND SAFER HIGGWAY PATROL TEAMS, PUFF ADDER TEAM ETC to be on the trail of the hoodlums.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations also went there immediately for on the spot assessment of the incident and all Police teams were put on red alert. Efforts intensified to arrest the hoodlums,pls.