Two dead as robbers attack bullion van in Ondo


Two persons were feared dead while one was injured in a robbery attack on a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East Local Area of Ondo state.

An unspecified amount of money were reportedly carted away by the robbers numbering over eight.

The robbery attack occurred at about 5:30pm on Thursday.

Eyewitness account said that the robbers ambushed the bullion van at Elemoso village along Akure/ Ondo highway.

The driver and other police officers escorting the bullion van, it was gathered  fled to different directions following the sophisticated weapon displayed by the robbers.

Reports had it that some villages informed the Amotekun personnel in Bolorunduro of the robbery following which they mobilised to the scene only to discover that the robbers had fled with their loot.

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The state commander of Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye confirmed the robbery.

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