Protesters in Okitipupa town in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday allegedly set the Divisional Police Station in the town and the local government Council Secretariat on fire, releasing all the prisoners at the Correctional Service Centre (Nigerian Prison) in the town.
Similarly, the campaign office of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu located along Roadblock /Ilesha road has been set on fire by some hoodlums.
It was gathered that three of the arsonists have been apprehended by some security agents at the venue of the incident
It was gathered that trouble started in Okitipupa when the security operatives in the town tried to enforce the curfew order declared by the state government and send back protesters home.
Irked by the action of the police operatives, the youth regrouped and mobilised themselves and torched the police station before heading to the prison to release the inmates.
No fewer than 200 seized motorcycles and valuable properties at the Police Station were reportedly released to the public by the protesters in Okitipupa.
The house of one of the APC governorship aspirants, Mr Ife Oyedele, was also burnt by the angry mob.
It was gathered that the protesters also moved to Igbokoda in Ilaje local government area and attempted to burn another police station but the Naval officials repelled the protesters from gaining entry into the station in Igbokoda.