Two policemen under Ondo State Police command has been murdered at a checkpoint they were deployed to.
According to Ondo State Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph, the incident occurred on Monday, February 17 at a checkpoint along Irele-Ajagba road in Irele local government area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that the bandits reportedly met the policemen at the checkpoint and opened fire on them, killing two and injuring one.
The injured police officer was rushed to the hospital after the aattck.
Joseph said a manhunt has been launched to ensure the assailants face the wrath of the law.
“It is very sad and unfortunate for the command, losing our men just like that. An investigation has commenced, we will do everything to get the bandits arrested and face the wrath of the law.” He said;