Four suspected burglars arrested in Osun by Amotekun Corp

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Amotekun Corps has been highly effective since its inception and within few months of active work has been able to show forth encouraging result and capability to be able to enforce reliable security of lives and properties in the South West Region.

Earlier the Corps apprehended some illegal miners and now they have been able to successfully apprehend 4 suspected burglars were, on Sunday, arrested by men of the Amotekun Corps in Ila Odo, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun State.

And the Corps has since then continued their activities to ensure they rid the state of all forms of irregularities that takes place as a result of cultism, robbery, illegal activities and the rest of them.

Yesterday the Corps also furthered their good works by apprehending some gang robbers.

Sola Taiwo the gang leader of a group, two others and their spiritualist were said to have attacked a resident about two weeks ago, stealing many items, including a mobile phone.

Mr Amitolu Shittu, the Director-General of the Amotekun Corps in the state, confirmed the arrest of the suspects, and said his men were able to get Taiwo when he refused to pay a commercial sex worker after a romp and the lady seized a phone from him.

The sex worker was apprehended, and was asked to call the suspect to come for the phone. He said.

He also stated that, “The ring leader of the gang is Sola Taiwo, aka Shadow. Amotekun undercover agents had trailed him for about two weeks after his gang successfully burgled a house in Ila Odo.

“Taiwo had visited a sex worker and after a romp, he refused to pay her and the lady seized a phone he stole at the house he burgled a few days earlier.

“Our men got the sex worker and asked her to call Taiwo for him to come for the phone. Our men eventually arrested him when he showed up to collect the phone.

“He later led us to two other members of the gang namely, Samson Adedokun and Kazeem Saka. We also arrested one Rafiu Azeez, who is their herbalist. All the suspects except the herbalist were known as tailors in the town, but they are armed robbers as well.”

The DG said items recovered from the suspects included an android phone and many charms.

Shittu added that the suspects had been handed over to the police for further investigation.

By: Ayooluwa Joshua

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