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Ogun Police Nab Herdsman Clutching AK-47 Rifle inside Forest

Ogun Police Nab Herdsman Clutching AK-47 Rifle inside Forest

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command said they have apprehended a herdsman who simply identified himself as Mohammed, with one AK 47 rifle.

Galaxy TV News gathered that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, inside CAC Oha forest, Iwoye-Ketu in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following information received by the Divisional Police Officer, Imeko Divisional headquarters, that two young Fulani boys were sighted inside the forest with one of them bearing an AK-47 rifle.

Acting on information, Oyeyemi added that the DPO quickly mobilised his men, in company of other stakeholders like the hunters, Vigilante men, and stormed the said forest.

He said, after hours of combing the forest, one Mohammed was seen hiding in the bush with one AK 47 rifle, and he was promptly arrested.

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta for discreet investigation.

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