South-West Amotekun Operatives Arrest Two Fulani Herders For Kidnapping Fellow Herdsmen In Ondo

Men of the Ondo State safety outfit, codenamed Amotekun, have arrested two Fulani herdsmen suspected to be kidnappers at Supare Akoko within the Akoko South West Council space of the state.

It was learnt that they have been arrested for abducting two fellow Fulani herdsmen.

South-West Amotekun Operatives Arrest Two Fulani Herders For Kidnapping Fellow Herdsmen In Ondo 2

This was made identified by the Commander of the state Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye, in Akure, noting {that a} member of the syndicate, Sidi Amodu, was apprehended inside a forest in Supare Akoko.

According to Vanguard, Adeleye named the 2 victims as Musa Ibrahim and Amidu Ibrahim, who’re brothers from the identical dad and mom. They have been kidnapped and tied to a tree and their captors have been about to slaughter them when the Amotekun Corps arrived on the scene.

Adeleye affirmed that the criminals numbering seven, ran away, leaving Amodu who was sleeping behind when the Amotekun Corps invaded their den.

He mentioned “This is a case of herdsmen being kidnapped by fellow Fulani men. The two victims rescued by Amotekun are Musa Ibrahim and Amidu Ibrahim; they are siblings and they are herdsmen.

“They were kidnapped in Supare Akoko and valuables are taken from them after the kidnap operation and they were tied and about to be slaughtered by fellow Fulani men before our men got wind of it

“We penetrated the forest where they are hiding and we are able to apprehend one of the criminals. He confessed to the crime and said their gang was a group of seven and that they migrated into the state from Benin and Kogi states.

“He said the last kidnap they did was about eight people. We have been able to take care of the two victims that were abducted.” 

While talking, the 2 brothers who have been victims defined that they obtained the beating of their lives from the hoodlums “who covered their faces and tied us to the trees. They tortured us and told us to call our relatives to bring ransom to release us or they would kill us. They beat us and were about to kill us when the Amotekun men arrived at the forest.”

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South-West Amotekun Operatives Arrest Two Fulani Herders For Kidnapping Fellow Herdsmen In Ondo

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