Ondo Police command has confirmed attack on Okuta Elerinla police station, Akure by hoodlums.
Written by awawa on July 25, 2022
Police authorities in Ondo State have confirmed a midnight attack by hoodlums on the Okuta Elerinla Police Division in Akure, the state capital.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Funmi Odunlami, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
She said the attack was carried out by some hoodlums but were repelled by policemen on duty which prevented the attackers from gaining entrance into the station.
Contrary to reports linking the attack to terrorists, she added that the crime was committed by hoodlums and not terrorists.
She also revealed that during the crossfire with the hoodlums, one of the station’s guards, Inspector Temenu Boluwaji was hit by a bullet.