Youths in Ondo vandalize station over police late reaction during bank burglary
The youths in Ilara Mokin in the Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State have purportedly vandalized the police station in their locality
They asserted that the police neglected to react to their pain calls when Heavily armed robbers attacked and assaulted a part of the United Bank for Africa in the town.
Shooters, numbering around 10, assaulted the bank on Thursday, killing three people, including a cop, a writer, Mr Bunmi Afuye and a business motorcyclist. The punks additionally trucked away an undisclosed measure of cash from the bank.
A source said the youths of the town attacked the police station and endeavored to set it burning. They were kept from doing as such by some local area pioneers however they in the end vandalized the police station .
The source said, "The youths promptly accumulated after the occurrence on Thursday evening and made a beeline for the police station. They were despondent about the entire thing since, supposing that the police had reacted on schedule, the burglars would not have had their direction.
"The burglars went through more than 20 minutes doing the activity and we settled on a few decisions to the police yet we didnt see them. It was a few minutes after they (robbers) had left that the police officers began showing up at the scene. This is the thing that chafed the Youths. "
In his remark, a local area pioneer, Mr Richard Ariyo, spoke to the young people to be quiet, calm and asked security organizations to capture the culprits.
He said, "The youths needed to consume the police station. They failed to remember most things here were given by the local area and others. They should realize that consuming the police station isnt the way forward."
Because of the Thursday inceiden, social and monetary exercises of the town were at low ebb.
The representative for the police in the state, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, said the order had pursued the robbers.
He added, "I need to guarantee you that this week, the looters would be captured.'
In the interim, the initiative of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ondo State Council, has censured the killing of one of its individuals, Afuye, by the burglars.
An assertion on Friday by the Chairman of the association, Mr Tona Aderoboye, portrayed the killing as hard, insidious and unpardonable.
It read, "We will painfully miss Bunmis immense commitments to Ondo NUJ and unionism in the state as a significant number of our individuals had profited with his media ability. We similarly mourn with families and partners of the police officer and motorcyclist killed in the incident.'