Atleast three persons have allegedly died during a violent attack led by some angry youths on Sunday at the palace of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the attack was carried out on the palace of the king by the youths as a result of the attitude of the monarch to the death of one Isiaka Jimoh who was shot dead during the EndSARS protest that took place in the town.
It was also learnt that the youths gained entry into the reception room of the king and vandalized all things they saw in the room.
According to report, the youths in their thousands also pelted the bedroom of the monarch with stones breaking the window glasses.
It was also reported that three of the protesters were shot dead while others sustained injuries in the process of preventing further attack on the palace.
An indigene of the town who prefers anonymity said the youths alleged that the attitude of the king towards the killing of the man prompted the attack.
As at the time of filing this report, efforts to reach the Oyo State Police Command PRO, SP Gbenga Fadeyi were futile as his phone line could not be reached.
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