Luxurious bus drivers barricaded the road at the Okada axis of the Benin- Ore road over the killing of two passengers of Young Shall Grow Motors by armed robbers during a robbery operation along the Benin-Ore road on Friday, July 7.
It was also reported that a driver with Ezewanta Transport Service and his conductor were also shot at and injured by the robbers.
Road users were stranded for several hours by the barricade.
According to a complete sports person ''the armed robbers blocked the road at about 1pm and were there till 3am, disposing passengers of their belongings''.
However, the spokesperson for the Edo State Police Command, Moses Nkombe, said one person was killed in the robbery.
"A bus conductor was killed when the robbers shot a bus which refused to stop for them," he said.