Drama in Osun: Policemen Flee As Soldiers Invade Station, Free Detained Colleague

Drama in Osun: Policemen Flee As Soldiers Invade Station, Free Detained Colleague

  • Some policemen have abandoned their station after they were attacked by some military men in Osun
  • The military officers were reported to have attacked the station to free one of their colleagues in detention
  • Meanwhile, the police in the state have confirmed the sad development, claiming that some arrests have also been made

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A drama has played out in Obelawo area along Ikirun road in Osogbo, Osun state when a police station was invaded by three soldiers.

The military men attacked the station to free their colleague detained by policemen.

Some soldiers have invaded a police station in Osun
Police have confirmed the incident, saying arrests have been made. Photo: Nigeria police
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According to The Nation, trouble started when some cultists were arrested by the police and a soldier came to secure bail for one of them. During the interaction, an argument came up and the soldier was arrested too.

His colleagues, hearing that he had been detained, stormed the station armed with knives and wearing camouflage vests, Osun Defender added.

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A source said:

“The policemen started shooting to the air to scare the soldiers but when they observed that they were resolute, they fired bullets on the three soldiers which did not penetrate. The policemen in the station fled their station as the soldiers chased them away from the station."

Meanwhile, Osun police spokesman, SP Yemisi Opalola, has confirmed the incident.

One inspector killed as gunmen attack police state in Imo state

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that unknown gunmen attacked another police station in the southeast region of the country.

It was reported that the incident happened at the Ojoto police station in Idemili south local government area of Anambra state.

A senior police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed the incident, saying they lost one inspector.

Five killed as gunmen attack Imo police headquarters

In a related report, some hoodlums masquerading as unknown gunmen attempted an attack on the police headquarters in Owerri, the Imo state capital on Sunday morning, June 6, but suffered a huge defeat.

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The hoodlums were reported to have made effort to access the police headquarters through Works Layout around Avan Nursery and Primary School.

The police spokesman in the southeast state, Bala Elkana, said the attackers came in a white Hummer bus.

Source: Legit.ng

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