Heavily armed robbers on Thursday raided a commercial bank in Oye, Ekiti State gruesomely killing a policeman and another.
The robbers, who arrived at the bank at about 2 p.m. gained access into the banking hall after blowing the security doors with dynamites.
The deadly operation, which lasted for about 30 minutes came with sporadic shootings into the air by the robbers. A school girl was hit by a gun bullet and died on the spot.
It was however, learnt that the robbers headed straight to the bank’s vault carting away with millions of naira without any hindrance.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ekiti, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, confirmed the incident, stressing that the robbers attacked the bank with dynamites to gain entry into the banking hall.
He said, “I can confirm to you that a bank was robbed in Ise-Ekiti this afternoon.