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Police parade 87 suspects for looting and vandalization in Osun

Police parade 87 suspects for looting and vandalization in Osun

The Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, paraded 87 suspects alleged to have engaged in the looting and vandalization of properties in the state.

The State Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, while parading the suspects, noted that Osun State last week witnessed attacks on public officials and innocent private individuals, destruction of government and private properties and massive looting of warehouses.

The Police boss, who was represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of CID, Adekola Hamzat, highlighted the places attacked by hoodlums.

Places looted and vandalised includes;
“Osun Mall Olaiya,
Cocoa Processing Factory Ede,
Government Grains Reserve GMT Area Osogbo
OSADEP GRA Lameco Area Osogbo
Osun Central Store Orisunbare Osogbo
Olorunda Local Government Secretariat Osogbo.
Osun Insurance Company Ikirun
Akirun of Ikirun Personal residence along Ekonde Ikirun Road Ikirun
Omoluabi Garment Factory Abere
APC Secretariat Ogo-Oluwa
Senator Ajibola Bashir Quarters GRA Osogbo
Hon. Lasun Yusuf Campaign office off Ring Road Osogbo
Hon. Bukola Oyewo
Campaign Office, osogbo
Ileri Oluwa Campaign Office Ogo-Oluwa
Federal Silo Grain Reserve Ilesha
Oba Foothouse, Ilesha, Iwo LGA Secretariat.

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“Senator Oriolowo’s house and farm, Iwo, Hon. Amere Constituency Office, Hon. Afolabi’s store Ikirun
where motorcycles, furniture, computers and accessories, electric generators, refrigerators, foodstuffs, etc.”

He stated that some items have been recovered and investigation to establish their culpability is on-going, as they will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is completed.

While thanking the good indigenes and residents of Osun State for being law abiding, Adie enjoined them to carry-on their lawful businesses without fear.

He equally called on the hoodlums who participated in the massive looting to take advantage of the Amnesty granted by the Governor to return the looted items in their possession.

He said after the 72-hour ultimatum given which will elapse today, Wednesday October 28, 2020, those found with looted items will be arrested and charged among other crimes, for armed robbery, conspiracy, brigandage, murder, house breaking, stealing, receiving stolen properties and sundry offences.

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