By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo
5 suspected gunmen have been arrested after they launched an assault on a residence round Arulogun space of Ede in Osun State the place they killed two individuals.
The Nation gathered about 30 gunmen invaded the Arulogun space to assault a home that belongs to Wakili Olayiwola round 5:00am final Thursday.
They have been stated to have rained bullets on the residence.
A resident, who most popular anonymity, stated: “These gunmen acquired to the home and began to fireside bullets on the constructing for minutes after that they razed the automobile belonging to the home proprietor.
“We’re nonetheless in shock over the incident as a result of we don’t know the rationale why these gunmen perpetrated such a dastard act.”
Our correspondent learnt whereas the gunmen have been making an attempt to raze the constructing, policemen arrived the scene.
The gunmen engaged them in a gun battle after which they made to flee the scene.
A few of them have been arrested whereas others escaped with bullet wounds.
Osun police spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident to The Nation.
He stated 5 of the gunmen have been arrested on the scene of the crime.
In response to her: “We obtained a misery name from an impeccable supply in Ede group informing us of an assault on a constructing.
” The Commissioner of Police, Mr Olawale Olokode led his workforce to the scene. After they noticed the workforce, they ran away however we chased them to the Bode space.
“They have been overpowered as a few of them escaped with gun wound and we arrested 5 of them.
“The suspects are Suleiman Babatunde (39yrs); Saka Taofeek (35yrs) ; Raimi Saheed (21yrs); Akinloye Quwiyu (23yrs) and Sadio Alatise (25yrs).
“The hoodlums had already killed two individuals; Rilwan Kareem (23yrs) of Oke Bode space Ede and Taofeek (21yrs) surname unknown of Arunlogun space Ede.”