Police Give Details On Man Who Broke Gates, Rammed Into Ooni’s Palace (Photos)



The Osun State Police Command has given more details on man identified as Daramola who broke two gates and forced his way into the compound where a house occupied by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwunsi was located in his Ile Oodua’s palace in Ile Ife.


Sources at the palace said the man drove with a Mercedes Benz car around 7pm on Tuesday with two passengers, had driven to the entrance of the palace some minutes to 7pm with a dog and before the security men could check the car, he had forced his way in.

He was said to have hit the first gate and succeeded in breaking the second gate and was already near Ooni’s residence before he was nabbed.

Meanwhile, in an exclusive chat with AMILOADED correspondent on Wednesday evening, the Osun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yemisi Opalola who identified the suspect as Daramola Wasiu, said he has been arrested and has been brought to the State CID for further investigation.

She said: “The report is true. The man broke the gates with the Mercedes Benz 350 4matic and want to force his way into the compound where Ooni resides. He was nabbed when he hit another car at the gate that lead to the location of Ooni’s compound. He destroyed many properties. When asked on why he did that, he said he doesn’t know what really got over him.

“Case had been brought to the SCID with the culprit for further investigation. The commissioner of police ordered for discrete investigation on the Case.”


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