3 Herdsmen Arrested over Attacks on Ogun Community
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three men suspected to be criminal herdsmen for the role they played in the attack of Bamajo village in the Ayetoro area of Ogun state.
Confirming the development to Galaxy news in a statement, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the men had reportedly attacked the village where they set some houses ablaze and inflicted a deep machete cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi.
Oyeyemi said the Area commander Ayetoro Division, Anthony Aruna mobilized his men, Hunters and youths to the scene where the entire area was thoroughly combed.
He added that the combing exercise was extended to Igboaje bush where one Musa Yusuf was apprehended with gun and a blood stained cutlass.
The PPRO further added that his arrest led to the arrest of two others namely: Usman Mohammed and Aliyu Abubakar who are strongly believed to be part of those who launched the violent attack.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.
He also directed a massive manhunt for the rest arsonists with the view to bring them to justice.