Herdsmen Crisis: Police Confirm Arrest Of Three Amotekun Operatives In Oyo

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Herdsmen Crisis: Police Confirm Arrest Of Three Amotekun Operatives In Oyo - Vantage News Nigeria
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The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three operatives of Amotekun Corps in the state.

The Command, however, was silent on the alleged shooting of another Amotekun operative by a DPO in the state.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, the police responded to a report from the Secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), Oroji Allah, on an alleged plot by the Amotekun operatives to burn down the Gaa Fulani in Orile Igbon.

Fadeyi, who explained that the Amotekun operatives were taken to the station so that the matter will be settled, alleged that the Amotekun operatives, numbering about 30, later stormed the station and conducted themselves riotous manner.

He said, “It was a report from the Secretary of Miyetti Allah, one, Oroji Allah ‘m’ at Orile Igbon Police Station that some Amotekun operatives planned to set ablaze Fulani Igaa.

“A team of Policemen was sent to the scene and brought them to the station for amicable settlement by the DPO.

“Not too long, Amotekun corps numbering about 30 invaded the station and conducted themselves in an unruly and riotous manner.

“Three of them were arrested.

“The Area Commander Ogbomoso is handling the matter.”

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