See Pictures As Amotekun, OPC, VGN Apprehend Six BAndits in Oke-Ogun
Residents of Okeho and other parts of Oke-ogun region of Oyo State as operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps collaborating with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) apprehended six (6) bandits at Kajola Local Government of Oyo State.
The joint security patrol caught these individuals while they were on their joint routine patrol in the early hours of 29th of April, 2021 along 2 separate routes within the LGA.
They were arrested in separate incidents following encounters at two illegally mounted Road blocks.
They tried to escape from scene but were given hot pursuit by the operatives as they tried to evade arrest and we are still on the trail of others who managed to escape from the scene.
The bandits’ names are Awali Atine, Ibrahim Abu, Shuaib Balau, Ibrahim Musa, Abdullah Masika and Umar Aliu Masika and were arrested along Okeho-Ilua and Okeho–Iseyin Road at about 4am on Thursday, 29 April 2021.
The bandits whose modus operandi is to pretend as herdsmen in the day and violently rob innocent passengers on the highways at night were caught with 183 cows, weapons and a total sum of #268, 470.00.
Many of their escapades have been reported with victims revealing horrible experiences that they were taken through in the hands of the bandits.
They have been handed over to the Nigeria Police Authority Okeho Divisional Headquarters alongside the 183 herds, weapons and money found in their possession for further investigation.
Those with necessary information that could help law enforcement agencies in their investigation are please enjoined to cooperate and report to the nearest police authority for proper investigation.