The police in Osun State on Wednesday talked about they arrested seven suspects for allegedly attacking one Omoniyi Femi, the Vice Chairman of the Nationwide Union of Freeway Transport Workers (NURTW), Gbongan Division.
The Info Firm of Nigeria (NAN) critiques that Gbongan is in Aiyedaade Native Authorities Area of Osun.
In a press launch by Yemisi Opalola, the police spokesperson throughout the state, the sufferer reported on the police station on Tuesday, that he was attacked with machetes by some thugs, in a bid to take over his motor park.
“On Tuesday, at about 1:45 p.m., one Omoniyi Femi of Ajidegbo Gbongan Area, the Vice Chairman of NURTW Gbongan Division 2, reported on the Gbongan Divisional Police Headquarters, that, at about 11:30 a.m. of comparable date, he was attacked and assaulted by a gaggle of thugs led by One Nurudeen Sule a.okay.a Biggy.
“He talked about due to the assault, he sustained deep decrease on his head, by way of machetes decrease and completely different dangerous weapons used on him by the suspects, in an attempt to take over his division NURTW office.
“Upon the receipt of this report, the Police Divisional Officer swiftly led some males together with the Police Response Unit (PRU) Operatives to the crime scene and the hideout of the assailants.
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“Seven male suspects, along with their ring chief referred to as Nurudeen Sule a.okay.a. Biggy had been arrested and one temporary cutlass suspectedly used to perpetrate the act was moreover recovered from them.
“The sufferer was later taken to our Lady Catholic Hospital Ipetumodu for medical treatment.”
Mrs Opalola, nonetheless, talked about the entire arrested suspects had been handed over to the PRU office in Osogbo for discreet investigation.
She talked about further development on the matter might be communicated later.
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