A drama has played out in Obelawo area along Ikirun road in Osogbo, Osun state when a police station was invaded by three soldiers.
The military men attacked the station to free their colleague detained by policemen.
According to The Nation, trouble started when some cultists were arrested by the police and a soldier came to secure bail for one of them. During the interaction, an argument came up and the soldier was arrested too.
His colleagues, hearing that he had been detained, stormed the station armed with knives and wearing camouflage vests, Osun Defender added.
A source said:
“The policemen started shooting to the air to scare the soldiers but when they observed that they were resolute, they fired bullets on the three soldiers which did not penetrate. The policemen in the station fled their station as the soldiers chased them away from the station.”
Meanwhile, Osun police spokesman, SP Yemisi Opalola, has confirmed the incident.