Osun State Police Command, on Thursday, raised the alarm over “underground/nocturnal” plans by some residents of Igbaye to cause mayhem in respect of recent arrests made over the chieftaincy dispute in the community.
in a statement issued by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police said intelligence that availed the Command revealed underground/nocturnal plans by some residents of Igbaye to cause mayhem in respect of recent arrests made over the chieftaincy tussle in the area.
“To set the record straight that, on December 27, 2021, a distress call was received by Okuku Division that, there was a breakdown of law and order during the carnival organized by the Onigbaye of Igbaye, which led to loss of life, arson, destruction of properties and maiming of some residents.
“Immediately the police received the report, detectives from Okuku Division and other tactical squads swung into action and arrested some suspects/hoodlums alleged to have carried out the nefarious act,” he said.
The CP urged Residents to embrace peace while he advised all aggrieved members/parties to toe the path of peace by seeking redress in the court of law adding that the Police would not fail to deal with any one who takes law into his hands.