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Ondo Amotekun intercepts three buses with 18 suspected bandits, weapons

Ondo Amotekun intercepts three buses with 18 suspected bandits, weapons

Amotekun Corps, the Ondo State division of the Western Nigeria Security Network, has seized three buses containing 18 suspected bandits and firearms.

Ondo Amotekun intercepts three buses with 18 suspected bandits, weapons

Ondo State Governor Olabode Richard Olatunde’s Chief Press Secretary issued a statement announcing this on Friday.

Ondo Amotekun intercepts three buses with 18 suspected bandits, weapons

Ondo Amotekun intercepted 18 bandits with 500 guns and weapons on three buses, the statement read.

It read, “Operatives of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State have intercepted a bus loaded with 500 pieces of daggers concealed under the seats.

Ondo Amotekun intercepts three buses with 18 suspected bandits, weapons

“Also intercepted were weapons with different sizes of knives and guns concealed inside Tigger nut bags.

“18 people suspected to be bandits were arrested with the vehicle while two buses escaped.

Parading the suspects before journalists in Akure, the state Commander of Amotekun Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, said the three buses escaped from different checkpoints before they were arrested in Ondo town.”

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