Three Hoodlums


Mr Tijani, Samad Mutairu and Tairu Akandgbe, age 35, 35 and 30 respectively were charged to an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for supposedly beating up a King in his palace.

The men stormed into the palace of the king: Alabudo of Abudo, in the Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Morufu Olawale and assaulted him. They not only beat up the king, they also beat those working at the palace.

The men entered the community and distrupted its peace with their actions and unruly behaviour before entering into the palace. They used cutlass to slap the king and beat up the labourer who were working in the palace. 

The police prosecutor, Kayode Asanbe, said the defendants were charged on two count which is breach of peace and assault. The reason for their action is still unknown.