Armed robbers attacked a branch of Wema Bank in Iragbiji, the headquarters of Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State, on Tuesday, killing a policeman.
According to a resident of the town, the robbers also attacked the police station in the community.
Ahmed was the name of the deceased policeman.
Eyewitnesses said that the armed robbers who also attacked the police station shot the officer who exchanged fire with them.
The robbers, who reportedly operated for about 30 minutes, took away money from the bank located beside the palace of the traditional ruler of the town, Oba Abdulrosheed Olabomi.
A reinforcement team was deployed in Iragbiji, according to Yemisi Opalola, the Public Relations Officer for the Osun State Police Command.
An armed robbery occurred near Iragbiji and a police officer was shot dead at a commercial bank in Iree.