Gunmen ambush police vehicle, three murder suspects killed in Osun

Some gunmen on Tuesday attacked a police group taking some homicide suspects to jail in Ilesa.

The Osun State police command stated three homicide suspects misplaced their lives whereas the gunmen escaped with gunshot wounds.

In accordance with the spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Oplalola, the police group have been attacked after the Osunjela River, alongside Osogbo/Ilesa Street, when the automobile taking the homicide suspects to Ilesa jail developed mechanical fault.

“Because the close by Mechanics have been engaged on the automobile, 4 armed males emerged from Osunjela Street on a Bajaj Bike and attacked the Police group by firing sporadically in a bid to hijack suspects,” he stated.

The hoodlums, in line with Opalola, deserted their Bike, three regionally made weapons, one pump motion, two lower to measurement barrel weapons with 14 dwell cartridges.

“Three homicide suspects sustained a number of levels of accidents and later died at Asubiaro hospital in Osogbo and deposited in the identical hospital morgue. The hoodlums fled into the bush with bullet wounds,” she stated.

She stated that the police in collaboration with the native safety outfits and the youths of the group are combing the bush for potential arrest of the fleeing suspects.