Amotekun Intercepts Suspected Fulani Herdsmen with Dane Guns, other Weapons
Operatives of the Oyo State chapter of the Western Nigeria Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun, have intercepted a truck loaded with gunmen suspected to be herdsmen heading to Igangan community.
Recall that trouble started last Friday in Igangan, after an expiration of a seven-day ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to vacate the area when some houses and vehicles were torched by angry youths.
Finding revealed that the Oyo State Amotekun, Ido unit led by Gbenga Olanrewaju made the arrest.
The suspected herdsmen are possession of about 25 dane guns and 10 dogs.
The truck according to sources is with registration number Kebbi, TUR30ZY, where Amotekun officials discovered 25 guns and 10 dogs in the truck alongside the suspects.
Our Correspondent learnt that the suspects had been handed over to the police in Ido for more profiling.
When contacted, an official of the Corp who spoke on the ground of anonymity confirmed the arrest.