Armed robbers on Thursday evening attacked a bank in Otun Ekiti, headquarters of Moba Council area of Ekiti State, killing a policeman in the process.
According to reports, the robbers attacked the bank about 5pm, shot sporadically into the air to scare people in the bank area.
“As they (robbers) shot into the air, the robbers blew the door of the bank with dynamite to access the financial facility.
“Bank staff and customers who were around for one thing or the other scampered for safety. There was confusion everywhere.
“It was in the process that a policeman was shot dead by the robbers,” a source said.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Thursday evening, said the robbers attacked the bank with dynamite.
He, however, added that the robbers did not gain entry into the bank.