Suspected armed robbers on Thursday, March 11, stormed Okuku town in Odo-Otin local government area of Osun state and invaded a new generation bank in the community.
The Nation reports that the armed robbers arrived at the bank around noon shooting sporadically into the air to create fear and scare residents away for them to perpetrate their crime.
It was gathered that the state police command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.
“The commissioner of police, Mr Olawale Olokode, has led a team of police to the scene of the crime to dislodge the armed robbers and for possible arrest.”
Nigerian Tribune reports that no fewer than five persons were reportedly killed while a yet-to-be ascertained a number of people sustained gunshot injuries during the incident.
The report said that eyewitnesses told our reporter that the armed robbers stormed the bank around 1 pm and dismantled the ATM machines fixed in front of the bank.
It was gathered that one of the deceased, a motorcycle operator, was said to be in front of the bank when the robbers shot him.