The Osun State Police Command, on Thursday, raised the alarm over “underground/nocturnal” plans by some residents of Igbaye to trigger mayhem in respect of current arrests revamped the chieftaincy dispute in the neighborhood.
The police, nevertheless, urged members of the group to be tolerant and never jeopardise the peaceable atmosphere at present being loved within the State.
The State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode said this in an announcement issued by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, on Thursday.
The police boss stated the intelligence that availed the command revealed underground/nocturnal plans by some residents of Igbaye to trigger mayhem in respect of current arrests revamped the chieftaincy tussle within the space.
“To set the report straight that, on December 27, 2021, a misery name was obtained by Okuku Division that, there was a breakdown of legislation and order in the course of the carnival organized by the Onigbaye of Igbaye, which led to lack of life, arson, destruction of properties and maiming of some residents.
“Instantly the police obtained the report, detectives from Okuku Division and different tactical squads swung into motion and arrested some suspects/hoodlums alleged to have carried out the nefarious act,” he stated.
Olokode famous that the disaster has no spiritual undertone or colouration.
He, due to this fact, urged residents of the group to provide peace an opportunity and suggested all aggrieved members/events to toe the trail of peace by searching for redress within the courtroom of legislation.
The CP additionally warned residents of Igbaye to desist from such a plan because the State Police Command will do all inside its constitutional powers to arrest and prosecute anybody discovered culpable.