POLICE ARREST FOUR HOODLUMS IN OGUN
Operatives of the Nigeria Police, Ogun State Command, have arrested four persons after they allegedly invaded and wreaked havoc on Ijebu-Igbo Motors Park on Thursday, June 25, 2020.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer, in a statement said that the hoodlums were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO of Ijebu-Igbo division.
He said that the armed hoodlums invaded the motor-park, and attacked people as well as destroyed vehicles and other valuables within the park, Channels TV reports.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO Ijebu-Igbo division Superintendent of police, Kazeem Solotan mobilized his men and raced to the scene.
On getting there, it was discovered that the hoodlums have seriously injured one person and destroyed about 25 vehicles within the park.
They were successfully dislodged by the policemen and the leading four members arrested, while the injured person was taken to a hospital for medical attention,” Oyeyemi said.
The force spokesman said that the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson had ordered the transfer of the arrested hoodlums to the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for a thorough investigation.
“He also directed that those who are directly or indirectly involved in the pandemonium must be hunted for and brought to book just ad he warned that anybody who chose violence as a means of settling any issue in the State will have the Command to contend with as such action will not be tolerated under his watch,” he concluded.