Some armed hoodlums have invaded the Federal Radio Company of Nigeria, Moniya, Ibadan and vandalised automobiles, some glass doorways, and home windows of the media home.
It was gathered that the media home positioned within the Akinyele Native Authorities Space of Oyo State got here below assault from the hoodlums following the sooner raid carried out on the hideout of some criminals round Sasa space on Saturday.
The hoodlums have been mentioned to be on reprisal in opposition to members of the Soludero Hunters, a vigilante group, who had engaged some alleged criminals round Sasa space earlier.
One of many alleged criminals who was mentioned to have been fatally injured died later on the hospital. The loss of life was mentioned to have angered his colleagues who imagine Soludero Hunters have a put up throughout the FRCN outfit.
Nevertheless, not seen any of their targets, the hoodlums have been mentioned to have vented their anger on the automobiles parked on the premises and a part of the constructing.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident in an announcement on Sunday.
He mentioned, “Sequel to the face-off between members of Soludero, a neighborhood vigilante group and a few felony components round Sasa Space, Ojo, Akinyele LGA of Oyo State whereas on routine patrol, yesterday Saturday thirty first July 2021, at about 0400HRS throughout which one Kabati ‘m’, a member of the felony gang sustained gunshot accidents and was confirmed lifeless on the hospital.
“Consequent upon this, the hoodlums of their numbers stormed the Soludero presumed workplace, positioned on the premises of the Federal Radio Company of Nigeria, Amuludun 99.1 FM, Moniya Ibadan in a bid to launch a reprisal.
“Preliminary investigation gathered from an on the spot evaluation exhibits that, upon the arrival of the Hoodlums, they grew to become agitated as none of their targets was on sight.
“Consequently, windscreens/glasses of 4 automobiles parked on the premises have been damaged together with the glass door on the entrance of the media outfit. With this, it may be inferred that the assault was not focused straight on the media outfit however members of the vigilante group.”
The PPRO mentioned the perpetrators could be arrested and made to face justice.