Angry Youths Set Police Station Ablaze In Osun

Some irate youths in Iwo community, Osun State, on Friday morning set ablaze a police station located at Adeeke area of the state.

The angry youths reportedly set the police station on fire following the extra-judicial murder of a student identified as Tunde Nafiu.

Nafiu was allegedly shot dead by a police officer on Thursday while returning from Oluponan town in the state.

The police station was razed after the youths and some students stormed the station forcing police officers to flee and scamper for safety.

The Commissioner of Police, Fimihan Adeoye, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, added that the circumstance which led to the shooting of the student by the officer was yet to be unraveled.

According to Adeoye, “the four officers on patrol on the night of the incident are currently in detention for further investigation.”

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