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ENDSARS:Oyo police parade 9 suspected arsonists, looters

by Kunle Awosiyan

The Oyo State Police Command Headquarters Eleyele Ibadan parades nine suspected arsonists over vandalism and looting that occurred aftermath of ENDSARS protests in Iseyin.

Briefing journalists on the development, the State Police Commissioner, CP. Joe Nwachukwu Enwowu said, the suspects were arrested on Monday, 26th, October, 2020, at about 2200hrs.

He said that the quick intervention of the Oyo State Police Command at the Divisional Police headquarters, Iseyin ensured the arrest of the looters  with some exhibits.

Recall that the arsonists set the police station ablaze during the ENDSARS protests but they were apprehended at their hideouts in Iseyin town.

Enwowu maintained that the team of Police attached to the unit upon received the information moved swiftly to the area and in the process, nine (9) suspected arsonists and looters were arrested in connection with the crime.

He maintained that all the exhibits were looted from the burnt station and that some arms, especially AK – 47 rifles, were looted by hoodlums during the protests.

He however call for support from the populace as the Nigeria police force is ever ready to carry out its basic responsibilities of protecting lives and properties across the state .

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