Suspected hoodlums in the Ajegunle area of Lagos have set ablazed the Layeni Police Station at Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of the state.
This tragic incident was confirmed by eyewitnesses.
Reports also have it that Pako Police Station is under attack while some hoodlums attacked Ajeromi Police Station but were repelled by policemen.
An eyewitness identified as Ladipo said at least eight persons were injured.
He said, “The crisis started from Orile Iganmu. People were protesting peacefully and the police shot at them.
Ladipo further stated that the boys heard that policemen have killed their people at Iganmu, they also burnt Layeni Police Station.
“There is tension everywhere. We have rushed eight people to the hospital. They were critically injured, he added.
Reacting to the incident, the Chief Press Secretary of Ajeromi Ifelodun LCDA, Sheriff Fakunle confirmed the incident.
“Yes, it is on fire. Layeni Police Station has been torched. The incident happened around 11 am. At Ajeromi police station, the hoodlums were repelled.”
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Earlier today, a Police station in the Orile Iganmu area of Lagos was set ablaze by suspected hoodlums after a man reported to be a younger brother to an NURTW member was shot by Police in the area.