A 40- year- old resident of Akodo community ,Wale Kalejaiye has been feared killed by a gang of hoodlums ,who attacked policemen in the town .

Meanwhile,three members of the hoodlums have been arrested by the police and are being detained,while efforts are on to arrest other members of the gang .

Wale had led some policemen to arrest some residents of the town,who had failed to honour police invitation ,when he was abducted and taken .

The situation would have degenerated into an another endSARS scenario but the policemen had to recede,when they were attacked by the gun- wielding hoodlums .

Some of the hoodlums were identified as : Janatu Agbasiogun, Funmi Irawoosan ,Abbey Ojugo Safariu Tolani,Safariu Abayomi,MutiuAka, Shittu Wasiu and others


It was gathered that the policemen,on arriving at the community identified some of the suspects and had already arrested three of them .

It was further gathered that the security operatives were still making moves to arrest other suspects in the area,when armed hoodlums, numbering over one hundred and fifty atta he’d them.

An eye witness ,who identified himself as Jalailu Alimi narrated that “it happened at Iwaju Oba Street ,when Wale pointed at another of the suspects .”

The policemen came down from the vehicle to pick him ,when the boys started shooting and throwing broken bottles at the policemen ”

” Jalailu also continued that ” they attacked the policemen and forcefully took away Wale and right there they started hitting him with different objects but the policemen escaped ”

He also added that “since then, Wale has been missing and his mobile phone has not been connecting. It was ringing initially but it was later switched off .”

A police source at Akodo Police Station,who pleaded anonymity, said “the policemen were from the inspector General of Police Monitoring Team ( IG Monitoring) ”

“They came with some mobile policemen to make some arrest and they were led into the community by some members of the community”

The police source added that ” leterwe got a report that some groups of hoodlums attacked them and abducted one of the villagers ,who accompanied the policemen .”

When contacted,the image maker in charge of the state police command,Muyiwa Adejobi said that he was yet to be briefed on the incident

Adejobi promised to find out and get back to our correspondent but could not do so as at the time of filling this report .

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