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Amotekun intercepts truck load of suspected armed herdsmen in Oyo

Operatives of Oyo Assert Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun Corps delight in intercepted a truck loaded with about 80 men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen at Iwo Facet road rental of Ibadan, the Oyo Assert capital.

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The truck modified into as soon as stopped by personnel of Amotekun Corps and a short search revealed some bows, arrows and daggers in the vehicle.

Additionally about 25 motorcycles had been also blow their private horns in the truck which also had cows.

Upon interrogation, the boys had been reported to thrill in urged the Amotekun operatives that they had been going to Lagos and Ogun States.

The hunt modified into as soon as acknowledged to thrill in attracted residents who trooped to the scene, but to tackle away from disaster, the protection brokers had been acknowledged to thrill in led the truck and its occupants to Agodi Police verbalize.

They had been acknowledged to were handed over to the police at the verbalize for further interrogation and search.

However the Police while confirming the interception acknowledged no incriminating evidence modified into as soon as discovered on the suspects and were resulted in the boundary of the verbalize to proceed their dash.

Confirming the incident, the Commandant of Amotekun in Oyo Assert, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) acknowledged “We arrested about 80 men in a truck. We discovered some bows and arrows and knifes in the truck. They also had some cows and motorcycles there.

“We couldn’t carry out an intensive search because we had started attracting consideration so we moved them to the police verbalize discontinuance by.”


When contacted, the spokesperson for Oyo Assert Police Stutter, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi also confirmed the pattern.

He acknowledged, “Another folks had been intercepted and they had been taken to Agodi Police Location where they had been profiled. They acknowledged they had been coming from Wudil in Kano and had been going to Lagos and some to Ogun Assert. They acknowledged they had been taking the cows to the abattoir in Agege, Lagos.

“We didn’t web the rest incriminating on them. They had been released and escorted to the Toll Gate rental on Lagos-Ibadan Parkway. They are now not any longer in Oyo Assert territory.”

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