Unknown gunmen, earlier today attacked a police station in Akure, the Ondo state capital, killing a police inspector named Temenu Boluwaji.
Several other police men on duty reportedly sustained injuries during the heavy shoot out between the policemen and the gunmen.
According to reports gathered, the Okuta Ekerinla Police Station situated in the heart of the town, was invaded by the gunmen at about 1 am.
The spokesperson for the state police command, Funmi Odunlami confirmed the attack adding that the victim, was hit by bullet during a shootout and later died on his way to the state hospital.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Oyeyemi Oyediran, has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the case and ensure the perpetrators are arrested.