Viral video has shown the moment the residents of Osogbo, Osun State capital, on wee hour of Tuesday, trooped out to resist arrest of alleged Internet Fraudsters by the officials of the Economic And Financial Crime Commission.
Investigations revealed that, trouble started when the commission officials invaded the residents of some of the fraudsters to effect their arrest.
The arrest was however vehemently resisted by the ” Boys” expressed readiness to fight the agency operatives and in the process, it degenerated to open confrontation between them and the security operatives.
Watch the video below…
EFCC operatives prevented from moving out of Osogbo with the 30cars they seized from residents pic.twitter.com/VJP2dfqWcS
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Meanwhile, It was not cleared whether some of them were forcefully arrested by the officials or whisk away by the Crime Commission but as earlier as 7.00 a.m of today, they trooped again in numbers to protest incessant harassment of the Financial Commission on their members.
Nigerian Tribune reports that as a result of the clash, Lameco area road of the town and other parts were barricaded by the fierce looking fraudsters who threw decorum into the wind and forced many residents going to their different places of work to detour or change their directions to others.