Robbers kill 2 commercial motorcyclists in Osun



 The Osun Friday confirmed that two commercial motorcyclists  were killed during a foiled robbery at a commercial bank at Okuku Odo-Otin Government Area.

The spokesman the the state, SP Yemi Opalola, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Osogbo that the robbers shot and killed the motorcyclists, thinking they were pursuing them.

Opalola said the incident happened at 1.00 a.m. Thursday.

“When the incident was reported, the Commissioner of , Mr Olawale Olokode, immediately deployed special units and mobile policemen to Okuku.

“The commissioner of police later visited the scene of the with a team and found out that the robbers abandoned their vehicle and ran into bushes.

“Two commercial motorcycle operators were killed robbers, while they were trying to escape,’’ Opalola said.

 She said that the police team, with the support of vigilante, was combing the bushes to apprehend the robbers.

 “It should that the operation was foiled.

“The police are still on the trail of the robbers to ensure  they are arrested and brought to justice,’’ she said. (NAN)