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Hoodlums loot Osogbo City Mall

Suspected hoodlums on Saturday attacked Osogbo Metropolis Mall, vandalised outlets and stole digital devices, telephones and laptops.

Witnesses advised the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) that the hoodlums stormed the mall on bikes at about 7pm, forcing safety guards and outlets homeowners to run for security.

The assault got here on the day the state governor’s convoy was attacked by some hoodlums, who infiltrated #EndSARS protesters.

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Two individuals reportedly died.

One of many witnesses advised NAN that the fierce strategy of the hoodlums despatched everybody within the mall working for security.

He mentioned that the hoodlums got here in massive numbers and had a free day, as no policeman or another safety personnel intervened to avoid wasting the state of affairs.

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“They rode on over 20 bikes with about three passengers every on the bikes, and so they got here with harmful weapons.

“The non-public safety guards on the mall needed to run for security, as a result of they didn’t carry arms.

“The hoodlums destroyed the glass doorways of the electronics shops inside the mall and carted away telephones, laptops and different objects,” the witness mentioned.

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There have been additionally experiences of arson at a public facility in Osogbo, allegedly carried out by the hoodlums.

The Police spokesperson within the state, SP Opalola Yemisi, confirmed the incident and mentioned that efforts had been on to convey the state of affairs underneath management and arrest the perpetrators.

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