According to report reaching oyogist.com, Oyo state Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, who visited the scene of the robbery incident, where a van transporting money to a bank at Idi-Ape in Ibadan, Oyo state, said two police officers were shot.
She said her men also killed one of the robbers but the corpse was taken away by the robbery gang.
The police boss said that in and out of the state had been locked down with a view to preventing the robbers from getting out of the state.
The CP said the police in connection with other security agencies in the state were working assiduously to arrest the robbers, assuring that more details would be provided on the matter.
Her words: “First of all, I have to say it is an unfortunate incident. We just finished the retreat and I am coming from the airport directly here.
“It was a coordinated attack, which we are still trying to find out what actually happened, because they trailed the bullion van from where it got the money from and where it want to dispatched it. We could see the shot they made.
“I can’t definitely say now what actually went on. All the exit and entry points into Oyo State have all been blocked. So, we are trying our possible best to get them to know what actually happened.
“I can tell you for sure that two of my men were shot. Let’s just do our investigation and then we will be able to tell you and give you more details.”