Suspected arsonists on Sunday night set five houses on fire at Igangan in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of Osun State.
The assailants were also said to have shot one Miss Rukayat Balogun at Iwara in the early hours of Saturday.
The Commissioner of Police in Osun, Mrs Abiodun Ige, who carried out an on the spot assessment of the scene of the incident at Igangan on Monday, said the police would beef up security in the area.
The police commissioner also gave an assurance that the perpetrators of the crime would be brought to justice.
Mr Gbenga Ogbara, the Chairman of Atakumosa East Local Government, whose house was burnt, called on security agents to beef up security in the area.
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