Crime

Rampaging secondary school students attack DPO in Ogun 

A GROUP of rampaging students of two secondary schools in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State,  have reportedly attacked SP Alimeke Ignatius, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Obantoko Division in Adatan Area Command and his men.

 

The police officers were reportedly attacked during a fight between students of Egba Comprehensive High School and Asero High School in Asero area.

 

It was gathered that the students of both schools had engaged themselves in a bloody clash before men of the Obantoko Police station were called to arrest the situation.

 

It was further gathered that the students, who hauled stones and other missiles at themselves, blocked the main road, causing tension among the residents of the area.

 

Alimeke and some of his men who raced to the scene of the incident to maintain law and order were allegedly injured by the students.

 

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

 

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