A Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) and a suspect (name withheld) were reportedly killed when gunmen attacked a police station in Iganna, Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The gunmen, according to reports,beat the police security network, and shot sporadically to scare residents and security guards at the station.
It was gathered that the incident happened on Tuesday night.
The DCO and detained suspect were hit by bullets, resulting in their death.
The Divisional Police Officer and other officers are said to be receiving treatment at undisclosed hospitals for gunshot wounds.
The motive behind the attack could not be ascertained, but the Commissioner of Police in the state, Adebowale Williams has led his men on a fact-finding mission to the area.
Confirming the incident, the police spokesperson, Adewale Osifeso, said investigation is ongoing.
“Investigation has commenced on the matter and updates would be provided accordingly, please,” he said.