POLICE APPREHENDS THREE HERDSMEN FOR ARSON AND ATTEMPTED MURDER

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Curbing crime at border towns in the state,three herdsmen were on the 18th of February 2021 arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for the role they played in the attack of Bamajo village in Ayetoro area of Ogun state.

In a police reports, the men had attacked the village where they set some houses ablaze and inflicted a deep matchet cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi. On report of the incident, the Area commander Ayetoro ACP Anthony Aruna mobilized his men, along with Hunters and youths to the scene where the entire area was thoroughly combed.

The exercise was extended to Igboaje bush where a suspect Musa Yusuf was apprehended with gun and a  blood stained cutlass. His arrest led to the arrest of two others namely: Usman Mohammed and Aliyu Abubakar who are strongly believed to be part of those who launched the violence attack. The injured victim was taken to general hospital for treatment. 

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.

He also directed massive manhunt for the rest arsonists with the view to bring them to justice.

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