Four Persons injured, Six Arrested Over Prolonged Kingship Crisis In Ogun

The police in Ogun Exclaim bear arrested six persons over a prolonged kingship tussle within the Ikenne-Remo attach of Ogun Exclaim.

It used to be learnt that four persons had been injured all by map of the violence intriguing Agbekoya and some suspected thugs, who allegedly broken property.



The suspects reportedly unleashed fear within the attach following the controversial kingship tussle, which is a discipline of litigation.

The Police Public Members of the family Officer within the teach, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Saturday in an announcement.

Oyeyemi said a crisis broke out within the metropolis on Friday following the resolution of the reigning Oba of the metropolis, Onakade, to bear an even time a veteran festival identified as ‘Jabajaba’. 

The police spokesperson said a metropolis crier used to be despatched round the community for the preparatory rites, including that it didn’t lumber down properly with the monarch’s competitors who allegedly attacked the metropolis crier and seized his gong.

He said, “They moreover accused the monarch of making an strive to forcefully fence off a part of land the attach veteran rites are performed within the metropolis. This led to a fracas between the 2 parties, following which the 2 sides suffered some accidents and some homes had been broken.

“Policemen led by the House Commander Shagamu had been fast deployed to the attach and the peril used to be brought under retain watch over.”

He added that the Commissioner of Police, Ogun Exclaim, Edward Ajogun, moved to the metropolis for an on-the-teach assessment and to galvanize peace talks. 

He said, “The CP who met individually with the 2 opposing sides, warned them to eschew violence and note due course of to resolve their differences. “Whereas the CP and his entourage had been tranquil on the peace mission all by map of the metropolis, records used to be received that some folks suspected to bear employed thugs and Agbekoyas, current Yoruba hunter crew, had been taking pictures indiscriminately in retaliation towards their property allegedly broken, and within the course of, injured about four folks.

“The CP then ordered that they must be chased and brought to justice. It is pertinent to illustrate that no death used to be recorded contrary to the rumour being peddled around.”

He eminent that peace used to be step by step returning to the metropolis as more policemen had been deployed to toughen safety within the metropolis.

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