October 15, 2019
News

Ekiti Task Force Arrests Man for Threatening Forest Guards

The Ekiti State Anti Grazing Task Force Marshal has arrested one Tunde Popularly called “J Spanner” for allegedly threatening to kill forestry guards guarding government forest reserve in Ekiti West Council Area.

The state coordinator of the agency, Mr Sola Durodola told newsmen in Ado Ekiti that one single barrel gun with six lives cartridges were recovered from the young man.

He alleged that Tunde had been terrorizing forestry guards working against illegal felling of trees in Ekiti West Local government.

The coordinator stated that Forestry guards in the area had complained to his office that their lives were at risk, prompting him to lead other marshals to the area where Tunde was apprehended.

Mr Durodola used the forum to caution those engaging in illegal activities at government forestry reserves across the state to stop the act or face the full wrath of the law.

Amos Ogunrinde

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