A police officer has been shot and murdered at Oka-Akoko, the headquarters of Ondo State’s Akoko South West Local Government Area, by gunmen suspected of being armed robbers.
The event, which occurred on Tuesday afternoon near the town’s Oke-Maria axis, is claimed to have sparked fear among locals.
The gunmen arrived on a motorcycle, shot the police officer, and fled the area, according to Odunlami.
She, however, noted that investigations have commenced to unravel the mystery behind the murder.
Meanwhile, the remains of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue in a nearby hospital.