One Killed, Some Injured In Cult Related Violence In Ibadan – Police

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*says normalcy has return into troubled area
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan


Oyo State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of one person in the prolonged mayhem rocking Ore Meji area of Ibadan since Friday.
Also, some of the hoodlums are now in the net of the Police in connection with the violence
According to the Police Command in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the Oyo state Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Adewale Osifeso was a Cult related violence ” that broke out between some hoodlums around Oremeji Area, Ibadan.
SP Osifeso stressed that already, the preliminary investigation by the Oyo state Police command ” reveals that the violence was as result of claims for supremacy among the hoodlums .
The PPRO maintained that in the process, ” a gang member lost his life with others injured while motorcycles and vehicles were vandalized”
” Upon the strength of a distress call received by operatives of the Oyo State Police Command deployments of operational and tactical assets were swiftly executed.Preliminary investigation reveals that the violence was as result of claims for supremacy among the hoodlums and in the process a gang member lost his life with others injured while motorcycles and vehicles were vandalized”, it said. 
SP Osifeso added, “normalcy has returned to the area as it remains under close monitoring and surveillance with high visibility policing and intensive patrols.”
” Arrests have been made and efforts are ongoing to break the criminal network for the apprehension of other criminal elements within and outside the jurisdiction. Further developments would be communicated accordingly” 

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