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Royal contingent Cop As Osun Occupants Conflict Over Land

A police officer, Corporal Akinsanya Akingbade, was on Friday shot dead, as occupants of Ile Ogbo and Iwo, in Osun State, conflicted over limit.

An eyewitness claims that some youths set up a roadblock on Iwo/Ile Ogbo Road, which led to the clashes in the Oke Saaji area and along the road.

The passing of late Akingbade, connected to Olu of Ile Ogbo, Oba Abeeb Agbaje, purportedly happened when he was supposedly shot by a neighborhood watch likewise working with the ruler.

Certain individuals were likewise said to have supported wounds during the conflict which endured a few hours before police agents sent to the area could reestablish business as usual.

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To try not to be trapped in the pandemonium, numerous occupants near the contested region were likewise said to have escaped their homes.

Press Secretary to Oluwo of Iwo, Alli Ibraheem, told Saturday PUNCH that the ruler had previously reached a few partners to guarantee harmony nearby.

“Oluwo is after peace, and he is currently in a meeting with the Deputy Governor and the Commissioner of Police,” Ibraheem stated. Olu of Ile Ogbo is additionally going to the gathering.”

Yet, the President, Ile Ogbo Solidarity Gathering, Mr. Anthony Owolabi, claimed that a few inhabitants of Iwo mounted a barricade along Ile-Ogbo Street which heightened the emergencies.

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He said, “On Wednesday, Iwo individuals had obliterated an Ile-Ogbo sign on the land and that of the state government near it. The land was a subject of prosecution up to the High Court and the judgment was given for Ile-Ogbo.

“The Region Administrator in Iwo was with Olu of Ile-Ogbo before hooligans from Iwo endeavored to attack the town. They were nearly entering the town before they were repulsed.

“We have our archives to help our case, we gave same to the Area Authority and we mentioned that they bring their papers. However, rather than presenting it, they resort to crisis-causing hoodlums armed with weapons.

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According to Yemisi Opalola, a spokesperson for the Osun Police Command, the constable died after being “accidentally cum negligently shot in the chest with the locally made pistol by one Waheed Adeleye of Baale Adeleye Compound, Ile-Ogbo.” Opalola was speaking about the incident.

She added, “The casualty surrendered the apparition while heading to emergency clinic. For the purpose of an autopsy, his body was placed in the State University Teaching Hospital’s Osogbo morgue. The suspect, who was also on duty with the deceased as a palace guard, had been taken into custody for additional questioning.

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