Amotekun nabs 71 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers, cattle rustlers, others in Ondo

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Following the recent security breach in Ondo State, operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps have intensified efforts toward apprehending criminals across the state.

The Amotekun Commander in the state, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye said many suspects including, kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, and cattle rustlers among others have been arrested.

While parading 71 suspects at its headquarters, Alagbaka, Akure, and Ondo State, Adeleye disclosed that the arrests were made within the last one month.

The Amotekun Commander added that the suspects were tracked by the Amotekun men to the criminal hideouts after committing offences.

He revealed that a cartel that specialises in stealing and dismantling motorcycles was also apprehended, stressing that over 50 bikes were recovered during the operation.

“In the last few weeks we have been under serious pressure of attack. In the same vain men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency have equally gone out after these criminals.

“We also got reports from some herdsmen that their cattle were stolen. We went after them and brought the cows back to the Fulani herdsmen that owns the cow.”

The Amotekun boss maintained that after investigations, the suspect will the taken to court for prosecution.

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