Armed robbers attacked the Ido Ekiti divisional police station in Ido/Osi local government area of Ekiti state at about 7.20pm.

About 40 robbers, invaded the station on Friday night, October 14, killed a police inspector on duty, blew off the roof of the police station with the aid of dynamite ‎and emptied the armoury of the police station

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A detective in the station said:

“They drove in recklessly and took over the entire police station. Some even scaled the fence and took strategic positions. They shot into the air sporadically and destroyed virtually every room,” the source said. “Our suspicion was that they case to loot the armoury because that was why they first attacked after demobilizing our men. In fact, they emptied the entire place.”