3 Students Landed In Hospital As Gunmen Open Fire On Barber’s Shop In Osun

Gunmen Open Fire On Barber’s Shop In Osun

Three understudies of the Osun State School of Wellbeing Innovation, Ilesa, have been fired by shooters thought to be cultists close to the establishment’s grounds.

The occurrence supposedly happened on Sunday at a hair salon’s in Amuta Intersection, Ilesa, where the casualties had gone to charge their cell phones.

Sources in the school let Punch know that the people in question, a male understudy and two females, in the wake of being taken shots at, supported serious wounds and must be raced to the Osun State College Showing Clinic, Osogbo, for treatment.

An understudy of the school, who talked with the distribution on Monday, got out whatever prompted the shooting couldn’t be quickly discovered.

He, be that as it may, said the culprits were accepted to be cultists taken part in organization battle with some opponent gatherings nearby.

“I don’t know what led to the shooting but we heard gunshots at a barber’s shop in Amuta where the three students had gone to charge their mobile phones.

“When we got to the scene, the male among them was the first I observed. He was shot in the stomach. He was not dead as of the time he and the other victims, who are ladies were moved to a hospital in Osogbo for treatment,” the source said.

The Advertising Official of Osun State Order of the Nigeria Security and Common Guard Corps, Kehinde Adeleke, affirmed that the episode was accounted for, expressed subtleties of the culprits of the wrongdoing were not known at this point.

Adeleke stated:

“On Sunday, July 23, 2023, around 9pm, it was gathered that three students (one male and two females) of the Osun State College of Health Technology, Ilesa were shot by unknown gunmen when charging their phones at Amuta junction.

“The students sustained high degrees of bullet injury. The victims have been rushed to Uniosun Teaching Hospital Osogbo by the Amuta community. The students were later referred to OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife.”

Meanwhile, four suspected cultists have been arrested by operatives of the Anti-Cultism Unit of the State Police Command and members of Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service in Osogbo.

A resident of the Olugunna area of Osogbo, where the suspects were nabbed, told Punch that members of rival cult groups were preparing to attack one another when a hunter passing through the area spotted them and alerted the police.

He added that during the joint strike on the refuge of the suspects, one man conveying a privately created weapon was captured.

“It was the data given to the group by a cultist that was captured before that prompted the capture of another three.

“All four suspects were arrested at the Olugunna area of Osogbo on Sunday. Operatives of Anti-Cultism Group of Osun Police Command and the members of Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service carried out the raids,” he said.

In any case, the state Police Advertising Official, Yemisi Opalola, affirmed the capture, saying that agents of the counter cultism crew attacked the region.

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