Tag: hoodlums

Crime, Safety, Security

Hoodlums Attack Aregbesola Supporters In Osun

Suspected hoodlums have attacked some supporters of the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregebsola, under the All Progressives Congress. Reports indicate that Aregbesola’s supporters were attacked on Tuesday at a political meeting in Ikirun. The Osun Progressive caucus, under the Osun APC, were said to have been holding a meeting beside the Ifelodun Local Government Council secretariat when they were attacked by the hoodlums. Reacting to the incident, state Secretary of the TOP faction of APC, Adelani Baderinwa, said the hoodlums were about 25 persons who shot into the air and threatened to use the machete on the party members. He said, “We were holding our Ifelodun/Boripe/Odo-Otin Federal Constituency meeting. These hoodlums, numbering about 25 came from inside the Local Gove...
Policemen Flee as Hoodlums set Station ablaze in Imo
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Policemen Flee as Hoodlums set Station ablaze in Imo

There was panic in Imo state Thursday night as hoodlums set the Aboh Mbaise Divisional Police Headquarters ablaze. It was gathered that the policemen on duty fled as the hoodlums who were mobile carried out the arson on the facility. On arrival, the hoodlums who, according to sources were carrying inflammable objects, threw them at the police formation and ignited the environment. The development caused panic in the area, as the policemen on guard, suspects and residents ran into nearby bushes. Investigation revealed that though no riffle was lost in the incident, some policemen and suspects sustained minor injuries. It was gathered that all the files and documents belonging to the police were lost in the inferno. According to the report, he attackers did not bother gaini...