Three women have been brutally attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Irele-Oke-Oko area of Ikole local government.
The women who were said to have been attacked with cutlass are currently receiving treatment at the General Hospital Ikole Ekiti.
Sources disclosed that the herdsmen numbering about six came to the building where the women reside close to the second Dam and demanded for money.
However, the women were unable to meet up with the demand as they claimed to have just N200 left with them.
The herdsmen were said to have collected the money and made attempt to forcefully sleep with the women.
The refusal of the women to grant their demand for such immoral act led to the brutal attack before they fled the scene.
When contacted, the Senior Special Assistant to Ekiti State Governor on Non State Security Hon. Dele Olugbemi confirmed the incident which he described as unfortunate.