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Amotekun Arrests 71 Suspected Armed Robbers, Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers In Ondo

By Adebayo Michael

Ondo State Security Network Agency, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps, have apprehended 71suspected criminal across the state.

The Amotekun Commander in the state, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye said the suspects include kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, and cattle rustlers among others.

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

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

Adeleye also 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 own the cow.”

The Amotekun boss maintained that after investigations, the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.

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