Vigilante Group of Nigeria Combs Forests for Bandits in Oyo

As a result of incidents of kidnapping in some parts of Oyo State and following a tip off, some members of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, have started raiding forests in Afijio and Oyo West Local Government areas.

The raid on sections of the forest believed to be the den of kidnappers had led to the arrest of five suspects with two others on the run.

A member of the VGN who took part in the raid but did not want his name mentioned, shed more light on the operation to Radio Nigeria’s correspondent.

Speaking on the raid, Oyo State commander of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Comrade Sunday Olajide said the arrested suspects had been handed over to the Police Monitoring Unit at Durbar, Oyo.

When contacted, Police Area Commander, Mr.  Kadmiel Madayi said he was only told about arrest of one person.

Kayode Oguntona

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