Herdsman arrested in Ogun with AK 47 riffle

A Herdsmen arrested in Ogun state with AK 47 riffle

One herdsman has been arrested in Ogun state with one AK 47 riffle.

He was apprehended by the Ogun state police command on Tuesday, August 10.


He identified himself as Mohammed.

The suspect was arrested following information received by the DPO Imeko divisional headquarters that two young Fulani boys were sighted at CAC Oha forest Iwoye Ketu in Imeko Afon local government area Ak 47 riffle.

The Spokeman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said upon the information, the DPO quickly mobilized his men, other stakeholders like the hunters, Vigilante men, so safe corps and stormed the said forest.

He said after hours of combing the forest, one Mohammed was seen hiding in the bush with one AK 47 riffle, and he was promptly arrested.

He noted that the arrested armed boy is suspected to be a member of kidnap syndicates who have been terrorizing the area.