Men from the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a herdsman known as Mohammed With one AK 47 rifle.
The suspect was apprehended on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, after the DPO Imeko divisional headquarters received information that two young Fulani boys were spotted with an Ak 47 rifle at CAC Oha forest Iwoye Ketu in Imeko Afon LGA.
After the police, hunters, vigilantes, and so-called safe corps stormed and combed the said forest, the suspect was seen hiding in the bush with one AK 47 rifle.
He’s suspected of being a member of kidnapping gangs that have terrorised the area for a long time.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state police command’s spokesperson, confirmed the arrest, saying that after receiving the information, the DPO quickly mobilised his men, as well as other stakeholders such as hunters, Vigilante men, and so-called safe corps, and stormed the forest. After hours of searching the forest, he said, a man named Mohammed was discovered hiding in the undergrowth with an AK 47 rifle, and he was promptly apprehended.