The Police Command in Ogun on Wednesday arrested a suspected herdsman, identified as Mohammed, allegedly with AK 47 riffle.
The Command’s Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed in a statement in Ota, Ogun State, that the suspect was arrested around Iwoye Ketu in Imeko Afon Local Government Area of the state.
Oyeyemi said that the operatives of the state police command on Tuesday apprehended the suspect following intelligence information.
“The suspect was arrested following information received by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Imeko Divisional Headquarters, that two young Fulanis were sighted at CAC Oha forest, Iwoye Ketu in Imeko Afon Local Government Area with AK 47 riffle.
“Upon the information, the DPO quickly mobilised his men, other stakeholders like the hunters, vigilante men, civil defence corps and stormed the said forest.