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OGUN: 27 suspects arrested over destruction of banks, violence – Police

THE State Police Command has arrested 27 suspects in connection with the pandemonium that broke out in Sagamu this morning.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a terse statement said normalcy has returned to the area.

He said “normalcy has been restored in greater parts of Sagamu now. CP Frank Mba is personally leading police teams and some military men to tackle the situation.

“About 27 suspects have been arrested.”

There had been reports of violence that broke out on Monday morning when some irate youths in Sagamu, Ogun State, went on the rampage following their inability to withdraw cash.

With bonfires, the protesters barricaded the Sagamu-Benin expressway and others, preventing human and vehicular movements.

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