Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Suspected explosive device chops-off man’s fingers in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has said a suspected explosive device in a car stereo, chopped-off four fingers of an Osogbo resident, who
attempted to dismantle the stereo from a damaged car.

A statement issued by Folashade Odoro, the command’s Public Relations Officer, said the incident happened on Sunday at about 3:30pm at Ajegunle Area in Osogbo.

The statement was made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Osogbo. Odoro said: “Information was received at the Police division, Dugbe, Osogbo that one Nasiru Ibrahim got four fingers on his right arm chopped-off while dismantling a damaged car stereo in front of his house.

“Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts were quickly deployed to the scene to examine the scene and recover the remains of the car stereo for further examination.

“The circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined. 

“An investigating team comprising of EOD, SIB, SCIID and police medical personnel has been set up to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.” Odoro said the victim was admitted at the police clinic for medical treatment.


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