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Two Herdsmen Arrested By The Police In Ogun State For Arson And Attempted Murder (Photos)
Two Herdsmen Arrested By The Police In Ogun State For Arson And Attempted Murder (Photos)

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The Police Command in Ogun state have nabbed three herdsmen for attempted murder and arson in Bamajo village in Ayetoro area of the state on February 18.

A release by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, has it that in the early hours of Thursday February 18, the men attacked the village where they set some buildings ablaze and inflicted a deep matchet cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi.


”On receiving the report, the Area commander Ayetoro ACP Anthony Aruna mobilized his men, Hunters and youths to the scene where the entire area was thoroughly combed.

The combing exercise was extended to Igboaje bush where one Musa Yusuf was apprehended with gun and a blood stained cutlass. 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 violence attack.

The injured victim was quickly rushed to general hospital for treatment. ”Abimbola’s statement read

Oyeyemi added that the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has directed the immediate transfer of the suspects to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet interrogation. He added that the commissioner has also ordered a massive manhunt for the rest arsonists with the view to bring them to justice.

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