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Oyo Amotekun intercepts suspected armed herdsmen in truck

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan

Operatives of Oyo Divulge Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun Corps beget intercepted a truck loaded with about 80 males suspected to be herdsmen at Iwo Road situation of Ibadan, the Oyo Divulge capital.

The truck modified into stopped by personnel of Amotekun Corps and a swiftly search revealed some bows, arrows and daggers in the car.

Additionally about 25 motorcycles had been also discovered in the truck which also had cows.

Upon interrogation, the males had been reported to beget told the Amotekun operatives that they had been going to Lagos and Ogun States.

The hunt modified into acknowledged to beget attracted residents, who trooped to the scene.

Nonetheless to assist away from crisis, the protection agents had been acknowledged to beget led the truck and its occupants to Agodi Police station.

They had been acknowledged to had been handed over to the police at the station for additional interrogation and search.

Nonetheless the Police, whereas confirming the interception, acknowledged no incriminating proof modified into discovered on the suspects, declaring they’ve been ended in the boundary to continue their shuffle.

Confirming the incident, the Commandant of Amotekun in Oyo Divulge, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) acknowledged “We arrested about 80 males 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 attain a radical search because of we had started attracting consideration so we moved them to the police station nearby.”

When contacted, the spokesperson for Oyo Divulge Police Dispute, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi also confirmed the approach.

He acknowledged: “Some persons had been intercepted and so that they had been taken to Agodi Police Build the build they had been profiled. They acknowledged they had been coming from Wudil in Kano and had been going to Lagos and a few to Ogun Divulge. They acknowledged they had been taking the cows to the abattoir in Agege, Lagos.

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

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