Armed robbers killed a policeman and a Special Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday in Aramoko-Ekiti when they raided an old generation bank.
A source who requested anonymity told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that armed robbers stormed the bank through Igede-Ado-Ekiti Road after work had closed.
According to the source, the armed robbers blew the main door to the banking hall with explosives believed to be dynamite to gain access.
“The Special Marshall who was in his private vehicle was also not lucky as he ran into the barricade mounted by the armed robbers to prevent access to the area. He was shot and killed on his approach.
“The effect of the dynamite threw the town into pandemonium as houses and shops in the area were affected,’’ the source said.
ASP Sunday Abutu, police spokesman in Ekiti State confirmed that two persons were killed in the attack.
“The policeman they killed was outside the bank while the FRSC Special Marshall was also shot at a distance to the bank.