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Journalist Attack: Hoodlum Surrenders Self To Police In Osun

A hoodlum who assaulted a journalist with a branch of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Gold FM in Ilesa, Osun State, Mr Isaac Haastrup, has surrendered himself to the Police and signed an undertaking to be of good conduct after being on the run for about two days.

Mr Haastrup made this known on Thursday.

He said the hoodlum, simply identified as ID Idowu, visited the Ayeso Police Division on Thursday afternoon to own up to the assault occasioning harm.

The suspect was said to have pleaded for forgiveness after admitting guilt.

It will be recalled that a lawyer to the reporter, Mr Olayinka Sokoya during an interview with newsmen on Thursday morning, said the police were on the trail of the man, said to be a commercial motorcyclist in Ilesa.

Mr Sokoya hinted that the Divisional Police Officer of Ayeso Police Division, Ilesa, Mr Martins Bamigboye, had assured that the fleeing hoodlums would be nabbed and brought to justice.

He stressed that the long arm of the law would catch up with the alleged attacker and his accomplices.

Mr Haastrup had cried out over his safety because of some threats he received from his attacker on Tuesday at Isokun area of Ilesa around one o’clock in the afternoon while on official duty .

Isaac Haastrup

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