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Amotekun Apprehends Suspected Hoodlums Causing Crisis In Osogbo



The South-West Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps of Osun State has announced the arrest of suspected criminals creating crisis in Osogbo.

The suspected criminals who were caught on Wednesday at different locations in Osogbo had dangerous weapons such as axes in their possession.

The Field Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, who disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo, said all the suspected criminals were arrested at different locations in Osogbo and had dangerous weapons in their possession, adding that they have been handed over to appropriate security agencies for comprehensive investigation and prosecution.

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“We started 24hrs patrol when there was an upsurge in criminal activities in the state capital.”

He further stated that they started the operation on Monday when the crisis erupted in the state capital and that led to the arrest of the hoodlums.

You will recalled that crisis erupted in Osogbo on Monday 22nd of February, at different locations in Osogbo, some area like, Idi-Omo, Oke-baale, Isale-osun, Oja-Oba which make the Amotekun Corps through the directives of the field Commander of the corps in the State of Osun to swang into 24hrs patrol across the nook and cranny of the state capital.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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