Three (3) suspected land grabbers were on the 25th of October 2021 arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command,while invading Jegede village in Igbesa area of Ado Odo Ota local government with dangerous weapons that was used to inflict varying degrees of injuries on members of the community.
The suspects, Adewale Muyibi, Kamoru Ayodele and Taofeek Ogundele were arrested following a distress call received by the policemen at Agbara Divisional Headquarters,Ogun state that armed hoodlums have invaded Jegede village and were shooting sporadically.
Upon the distress call, the Dpo Agbara Division, SP Saleh Dahiru, led his men to the scene where six (6) men, namely Sunday Okorie, Shoneye Akeem, Lakan Oloyede, Jimoh Musibau Akande Oyedeji and Hamzat Idiris, who have been shot by the hoodlums were rescued to the hospital for treatment, while three (3) amongst the hoodlums were apprehended and others escaped.
Recovered from them are; six (6) live cartridges and fourteen (14) expended cartridges.
When the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole was briefed, he directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation. He also directed that the fleeing members of the gang be fished out and brought to justice.
In another development, a suspected cultist, Ojo Akinola Iyanu was on the 26th of October 2021,arrested by Ogun state police while trying to disrupt an ongoing school examination at the Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa in Ado Odo Ota local government area of the state.
In a statement made available to FASNEWSNG.COM by the Ogun State Command’s image maker, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following credible intelligence report gathered by the police that some students, who belong to a cult group have concluded plan to disrupt the school examination which was rescheduled after the settlement of crisis between the school management and the students.
Upon the intelligence report, the DPO Igbesa, SP Abayomi Adeniji, in collaboration with other security agencies: NSDC, So Safe Corps and the Polytechnic security department, decided to properly screen all the students before entering the examination hall from the institution main gate.
While the screening was going on, the suspect and one other who was later identified as “Aloma” were intercepted with a black bag.
The second suspected cultist took to his heels while the bag was being searched but Ojo Akinola Iyanu was immediately apprehended.
Recovered from the bag is one locally made pistol loaded with one live cartridge.
During preliminary interrogation, he confessed to being a member of the dreaded “AYE” confraternity, adding that, his group decided to disrupt the examination because the examination came suddenly and met them unprepared.