The Ogun State police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, has revealed that three policemen and one other resident of the Ogun waterside local government area of Ogun state have been killed by suspected militants.
The three policemen, attached to the Lagos state special anti-robbery squad, lost their lives, while trying to rescue a Chinese expatriate abducted by the gunmen.
The policemen had engaged the gunmen in a fire exchange when they lost their lives. Another resident was also hit by a stray bullet and died on the spot during the gun duel.
Similarly, Chairman, Ogun waterside Local Government Area, Femi Onanuga, confirmed that the three policemen and one resident were killed in Odi Omi, a boundary community between Lagos and Ogun states.