Hoodlums Attack Police Checkpoint, Injure Officer, Cart Away Rifle In Ogun

Date: 28-09-2021 10:41 pm (2 weeks ago) | Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
- at 28-09-2021 10:41 PM (2 weeks ago)

Police officers at a checkpoint along Obasanjo-Itele road, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State were on Sunday attacked by some suspected hoodlums.

The hoodlums were said to have attacked the officers while on duty at about 3:11am.

Our correspondent reports that the attacked police team was led by one ASP Nasiru Azeez, Inspector Olabisi Lawrence and Inspector Atari Friday.

A reliable source informed that the Inspector, on Friday sustained injury on his head as the hoodlums also snatched his AK-47 rifle and made away with it.

The AK-47 rifle with Breach No. 804611, was “carted away with 30 rounds of live ammunition,” it was learnt.

While the injured police officer was taken to the State Hospital, Ota for treatment, the police is said to be making efforts to recover the lost rifle.

Contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, neither denied nor confirmed the incident.

He asked our correspondent to call back, but he did not answer several other calls put across to his phone since Monday.

Posted: at 28-09-2021 10:41 PM (2 weeks ago) | Hero
- Jiiitk4 at 28-09-2021 11:29 PM (2 weeks ago)
Call them UNKNOWN GUNMEN not HOODLUMS. They have moved from South East to South West. That's great.
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- gogoman at 29-09-2021 11:08 AM (2 weeks ago)
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