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  • Updated: March 16, 2023

Osun Amotekun Arrests Two Persons, Recover Arms

The Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps have arrested two suspected criminals who are notorious for terrorising residents of modakeke and its environs.

Found in their possession was was a double-barrel dane gun.

The duo of Segun Ajayi, 27 years old, and Sunday Adedoja, 37 years old, were arrested in the early hours of Tuesday after a complaint was lodged at the Amotekun Modakeke Command on the activities of the culprits.

Confirming the arrest in Osogbo, the Amotekun Field Commander, Captain Benedict Akanni (rtd.), described the arrested culprits as miscreants terrorising the residents of Modakeke.

"The suspects were arrested for possession of illegal firearms, they were caught and arrested with locally made Dane gun and charms.

"The arrest was made possible by our operatives in Modakeke Command who swung into action immediately after a complaint was lodged on the activities of the culprits.

"Investigation revealed that the suspects are ex-convicts."

Akanni also urged the residents of the state to be security conscious of their environment and expose any criminals hideout in their domains to the security agencies.

The culprits have been transferred to the police for subsequent investigation and interrogation.

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