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Police Arrest 10, Recover Guns, Cartridges After NURTW Attacks in Osun

Osun State Police Command says it is aware and frowned at the that erupted within the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the State.

SP Opalola Yemisi, Osun Command Public Relations Officer made this known in a statement, Monday.

The statement recalls that the Commissioner of Police, the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, other stake holders held meetings with NURTW executive members and other stake holders in the state to avert these unwarranted attacks and forceful takeover of the parks in the state.

The statement pointed out that all consented to maintaining peace, but it was a surprise to learn about the attacks by NURTW members in several parts of the state with attendant destruction of offices and injury to some persons and Police personnel.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Faleye S. Olaleye, swiftly charged the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Tactical Commanders to ensure the situation is brought under control and arrest culprits.

Consequently, the Police operatives tactical operation led to the arrest of Ten (10) Suspects and recovery of One (1) Barretta pistol, Two (2) Pump Action, Two (2) Barrel guns, Nine (9) live and Four (4) expended cartridges, Five (5) cutlasses and charms.

The Commissioner of Police assured the general public that the Police Command is fully on top of the situation as Mobile/Conventional/Tactical/Patrol teams have been deployed to curtail the crises and advice member of the public to go about their lawful businesses/work without fear of insecurity or attacks.

He therefore, sternly warned that, anyone found culpable in these unwarranted violence/attacks will face the full wrath of the law.



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