• Crime - Osun
  • Updated: March 23, 2023

Hoodlums With Firearms Arrested By Amotekun In Osun

Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps have arrested two men, 27-year-old Afeez Olaniyan and 23-year-old Ismail Wahab with a locally made pistol in Osogbo.

The duo were arrested on Wednesday following a tip-off from the residents of the area on their activities.

Afeez and Wahab are notorious for unleashing terror on the inhabitants of Ita-Olokan, Osogbo and its environs. 

Confirming their arrest, the Osun Amotekun Corps Commander, Brigadier-General, Bashir Adewinmbi explained that the operatives of the security outfit swung into action immediately after the complaint was received.

"The suspected hoodlums were arrested on Wednesday after receiving a distress call from the residents of the area on the activities of the suspects unleashing attack on the residents of Ita-Olokan Osogbo and it's environs.

"Our operatives swung into action Instantly after the complaint was made and the culprits was arrested and a locally made pistol gun was found on them at the time of their arrest.

"Upon Investigation, they confessed to committing the act and using the firearm to protect themselves," Adewinmbi affirmed.

The suspects have been handed over to the police for subsequent investigation and interrogation.

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