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3 die as gunmen ambush police team taking murder suspects to prison in bid to hijack them

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Some gunmen attacked a police team taking some murder suspects to prison in Ilesa.

The Osun State police command said three murder suspects lost their lives while the gunmen escaped with gunshot wounds.3 die as gunmen ambush police team taking murder suspects to prison in bid to hijack them

According to the spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Oplalola, the police team were attacked after the Osunjela River, along Osogbo/Ilesa Road, when the vehicle taking the murder suspects to Ilesa prison developed mechanical fault.3 die as gunmen ambush police team taking murder suspects to prison in bid to hijack them

“As the nearby Mechanics were working on the vehicle, four armed men emerged from Osunjela Road on a Bajaj Motorcycle and attacked the Police team by firing sporadically in a bid to hijack suspects,” he said.

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The hoodlums, according to Opalola, abandoned their Motorcycle, three locally made guns, one pump action, two cut to size barrel guns with 14 live cartridges.

3 die as gunmen ambush police team taking murder suspects to prison in bid to hijack them

“Three murder suspects sustained several degrees of injuries and later died at Asubiaro hospital in Osogbo and deposited in the same hospital morgue. The hoodlums fled into the bush with bullet wounds,” she said.

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She said that the police in collaboration with the local security outfits and the youths of the community are combing the bush for possible arrest of the fleeing suspects.

3 die as gunmen ambush police team taking murder suspects to prison in bid to hijack them

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