Four (4) suspected notorious land grabber were on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command, while unleashing violence on the people of Babaode-Onibuku community in Ado odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.
The suspects, 42-years-old Najimu Ojumola, 25-years-old Monday Olaleye, 34-years-old Kehinde Martins and 27-years-old Felix John were arrested following a distress call received by the policemen at Onipanu divisional headquarters, that Babaode-onibuku village was under siege by group of land grabbers, who invaded the village with dangerous weapons, and held resdents of the community hostage.
Upon the distress call, the Dpo Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele Job, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene for rescue operation.
According to statement made available to Fasnews by the State Command’s PPRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the hoodlums launched an attack on the policemen on sighting their presence at the village and injured one ASP Tajudeen Adeleke and Inspector Babatunde Olayiwola, but they were later subdued, and two amongst them, Najimu Ojumola and Monday Olaleye were apprehended.
“While the policemen were taken the arrested hoodlums to the station, other members of the land Grabbing gang ambushed the policemen at Idiroko road, and attacked them with the view to free the arrested ones but were subsequently dispatched and the duo of Felix John and Kehinde Martins were equally arrested,” DSP Oyeyemi stated.
Recovered from them are; eight (8) expended cartridges, one live cartridge, one cutlass, three (3) Bajaj Motorcycle and one Toyota Corolla with registration number FST 42 FT.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner Of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
The CP also warned land grabbers to stay clear of Ogun state, as the command will not tolerate any form of thuggery and hooliganism in any part of the state.