A man identified as Suraju Alabi dies after attacking the palace of Akire in Osun State in an attempt to release a remanded suspect in the palace.
Reports said he led a gang to the Akire palace around 1 pm on Sunday , August 2, and attacked members of vigilante attached to the palace while trying to release a suspect the team earlier arrested.
Guards and gang members of the victim sustained injuries and were taken to different hospitals.
Suraju, who led the gang to the palace, didn’t make it, he died later at a private hospital in Apomu, a neighbouring town in Isokan Local Government Council Area of the State, The Nation reports.
Police spokesman, Yemisi Opalola disclosed that Mobile Policemen have been deployed to the Palace and the Police Divisional Headquarters to curtail further breakdown of law and order.