The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the dying of two policemen and a civilian within the aftermath of the EndSARS protest which was subsequently hijacked by hoodlums.
The Commissioner of Police (CP) within the state, Mr Bolaji Salami, made this recognized whereas parading 18 suspected looters and arsonists earlier than newsmen in Akure on Tuesday.
Salami defined that the 2 policemen have been killed in Ore, Odigbo Native Authorities Space (LGA), and Ondo city, in Ondo East LGA, respectively.
In accordance with him, the sufferer in Ore was mobbed, whereas the policeman in Ondo was killed and burnt inside his automotive.
“The civilian casualty was one of many three-man gang that tried to rob a brand new technology financial institution in Ondo city,” he stated.
Salami defined that the suspects used the EndSARS protest as a cover-up for the alleged crimes of looting, destruction, arson, stealing and armed theft at varied components of the state.
“A complete of 18 suspects have been apprehended in reference to the crimes by the police at totally different areas of the state.
“Out of the figures, 9 suspects have been nabbed for alleged arson, looting, homicide, and aiding of detainees’ escape.
“For individuals who looted our property, burnt our properties, killed our colleagues, denied us the precise to respectable dwelling, I’m glad to say that the regulation will not be sleeping and can take its course on you,” he stated.