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Amotekun Corps Intercepts Suspected Bandits at Ikire

Suspected bandits were on Sunday intercepted by the men of Osun State Amotekun Corps in Ikire.

The suspects who were arrested in commercial bus while trying to forcefully enter the state despite the existing boundary closure.

Speaking with newsmen, the Director-General of Amotekun Corps in Osun State, Mr Amitolu Shittu said the eighteen-passenger bus was filled to capacity.

Mr Amitolu noted that the Amotekun Corps stopped the suspects at a checkpoint around Oyo/Osun boundary in line with ongoing interstate travel restriction by the federal government.

He hinted that the suspects claimed to coming from Lagos and heading to Itagunmodi Mining Site, in Atakunmosa West Local Government area of the state. 

The Director General of Amotekun Corps noted that they had no option than to send them back to where they were coming from.

However different types of assorted charms were recovered from two of the suspected bandits.

Wasiu Ajadosu 

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