Thursday, 23 June 2022 14:55

Amotekun operatives arrest suspects who carried out the Owo Catholic Church attack

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Operatives of Amotekun Corps in Ondo State have arrested some suspects in connection with the June 5 massacre at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo.

The assailants left 40 persons dead and over 80 others injured in the attack.

“We have recovered the last vehicle they used in the operation and we have made some arrests. We have recovered some vital things which we are working on.

“We are not stopping until we get to the root of this and I assure that the perpetrators and their sponsors will be brought to book,’’ state commander of Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye, said.

He made the declaration while parading 71 suspected criminals before journalists in Akure on Thursday.

He said the 71 suspects were arrested within the month for cattle rustling, armed robbery, cultism, kidnapping, human trafficking, and theft of commercial motorcycles.

Adeleye said the corps already recovered 31 stolen motorcycles.

 

NAN


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  • Comment Link Olugbenga Oludimu Friday, 24 June 2022 01:01 posted by Olugbenga Oludimu

    Amotekun needs to be strengthened and supported by every citizens domicile in south west Nigeria