The Ondo State Police command have confirmed the murder of two of its personnel at a checkpoint they were deployed to.
Ondo State Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph said the incident occurred on Monday February 17 at a checkpoint along Irele-Ajagba road in Irele local government area of Ondo State.
The bandits reportedly met the policemen at a checkpoint along Ode Irele-Ajagba Road, in the Irele Local Government Area of the state and opened fire on them, killing two and injuring one.
It was further gathered that the injured police officer was rushed to the hospital after the aattck.
Joseph added that 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.”