Operatives of Oyo State Safety Community Company also called Amotekun, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have arrested no fewer than eleven (11) suspects who’ve been terrorising residents of the State.
DAILY POST studies that the eleven individuals had been arrested at totally different areas within the state.
Amotekum Commandant in Oyo State, Col. Olayinka Olayanju defined that six of the suspects had been arrested at Kajola Native Authorities of the State.
Olayanju in an announcement made accessible to DAILY POST on Thursday said that the suspects had been arrested whereas the safety companies had been on their joint routine patrol within the early hours of Thursday.
He added that the suspects had been arrested in separate incidents following encounters at two illegally mounted highway blocks.
The suspects embrace, Awali Atine, Ibrahim Abu, Shuaib Balau, Ibrahim Musa, Abdullah Masika and Umar Aliu Masika.
He spoke additional by saying that every one the 6 suspects had been of Bororo Fulani ethnic group.
He added that the suspects have been handed over to the police.
Olayanju whereas talking additional maintained that one other 5 (5) suspects had been arrested in Saki East.
He added that the 5 individuals have been handed over to the DPO within the space.
“The bandits whose modus operandi is to fake as herdsmen within the day and violently rob harmless passengers on the highways at evening had been caught with 183 cows, weapons and a complete sum of N268, 470.00.
“They’ve been handed over to the Nigeria Police authority of Okeho Divisional HQ, alongside the 183 herds, weapons and cash discovered of their possession for additional investigation.
“These with obligatory info that would assist the regulation enforcement companies of their investigation are enjoined to report back to the closest police authority for correct investigation.”
Amotekun, OPC vigilante arrest 11 suspects terrorising Oyo residents