Atleast fifteen (15) residents of Ibadan, Oyo State capital has sustained a number ranges of accidents after two factions of cult groups clashed on Saturday April 11, 2020.
The suspected cult organizations clashed in a supremacy combat in opposition to every different at Born Photo and Idi Arere areas in Ibadan.
According to reports, two groups engaged themselves when they each claimed the accountability to accumulate cash from a man who used to be roofing his house.
Shop proprietors and residents of the vicinity had been scampering for protection all through the conflict that lasted for about one hour and the injured individuals have been rushed to close by hospitals.
Confirming the incident, Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, in a declaration on Saturday night time stated two human beings have been arrested in connection with the conflict and guys of the command had been deployed to the scene to prevent whole breakdown of regulation and order.
“Disturbance of public peace/suspected murder. Today, Saturday 11/4/2020 at about 1600HRS, a file used to be acquired through the DPO Sanyo that one Mosudi Ekugbemi of Olunde location used to be allegedly fatally injured with machete cuts with the aid of a team of place boys/social miscreants led by means of one Ebila Biola for the duration of an open combat whilst Biola Ebila team had been purportedly making an attempt to accumulate land royalty, “Owo Omonile” from one Babatunde who used to be roofing his building under construction.
“But some social miscreants at Mapo Born Photo and Agbadagudu in Bere location tried to take gain of the circulation of the alleged loss of life of Mosudi Ekugbemi. The police with help from different organizations shortly deployed protection operatives in these areas in order to douse the anxiety whilst Babatunde Oladapo and Ibrahim Abisoye had been arrested and are supporting the police in their investigations.
“The CP needs to reassure the human beings of Oyo State that we are on pinnacle of the scenario and normalcy have given that been restored. The DC CID, Oyo State has been directed to take over the case whilst safety of the areas has been reinforced”.