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Idanre people seek justice over arrested political thug

Men of the Nigeria Police have reportedly arrested a suspected Political thug in Idanre local government area of Ondo State named Sunday Akinmolayan “Wulowubo” for allegedly attacking one Israel on Friday.

Report says he was arrested on Saturday in Idanre.

It was reported that the suspect led his gang and allegedly attacked Israel, a member of the People’s Democratic party.

The thug popular known as Wulowubo or Sebe was alleged to have committed series of attacks on innocent people in Idanre including attack on the convoy of Ondo State Governor during project commissioning in Idanre on 2021.

Wulowubo who was arrested by the Idanre Police Division has been transferred to the Police Headquarter in Akure for further investigation.

Before his arrest, he allegedly attacked one Igbekele Oluwasanmi, a driver to the Idanre Local Government PDP Chairman.

Worried by political violence in the Idanre council area of Ondo state, the traditional ruler of the town, the Owa of ldanre, Oba Fredrick Aroloye, had earlier called political leaders in the town to a peace meeting, expressing his concern over the bloody clash between the members of the leading political parties in the council area.

It was gathered that in less than 24 hours that thr monarch warned all politicians in town to eschew all forms of crisis, asking the police to arrest those found with dangerous weapons and intimidate the people across the town, Sunday Akinmolayan was said to have gone rampage and attacked Israel, the PDP supporter.

The thugs allegedly attacked the PDP members unprovoked and many people were injured in the process while the shop where the meeting was holding destroyed.

Recounting some of the atrocities committed by Sunday Sebe a politician who did not want his name mentioned said the suspect allegedly led attack on the National Association of Idanre Students during their election on the 3rd of January, 2022.

He said, “Also at the intra party primary of the APC, he allegedly shot a party member which led to a reprisal attack that have his four fingers chopped off while also attacked Alhaji Sheriff Awujola on the 5th March, 2019.”

Meanwhile, the people of Idanre have demanded justice from the Nigerian Police Force, Ondo State Command, saying they believe in the leadership of the current Commissioner of Police, CP Oyediran Oyeyemi, adding that the case must not be swept under carpet.

According to them, “We have confidence in our security agencies mostly Nigerian Police Force, Ondo State Command that thorough investigation will be done to unravel the true position of what played out in Idanre from Saturday.”

When contacted, the police spokesperson in ondo state, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami- Omisanya said she was yet to brief on the arrest as of press time.

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