Four men have been arrested by personnel of the Osun Amotekun Corps, Iwo Area Command for alleged theft, burglary and vandalism of government properties.
Confirming their arrest, the Osun Amotekun Corps Commander in Osun, Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi, identified the suspects as Isaac Oluwafemi, 23 years, Adeolu Ayuba, 19 years, Afeez Ismail, 23 years, and Sola Azeez, 19 years.
The four men, who were said to have committed the act in the former Ola-Oluwa local government secretariat situated in Telemu, Osun State, allegedly vandalised and stole aluminium sheets, iron tables, and wheelchairs.
Adewinmbi revealed that luck ran out on them after the operatives of Amotekun received distress calls from residents of the area.
The Commander said the operatives swung into action immediately and arrested the culprits while escaping the scene with the stolen items.
“Upon the investigation, the suspects confessed to perpetrating the act.
“The suspects have been handed over to the police for subsequent interrogation and prosecution,” Adewinmbi stated.
In another news, the Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that three persons died after the two motorcycles they were riding on collided with a BRT vehicle in the Alakija area of Lagos.
In a video that went viral on social media on Thursday, a voice was heard advising residents to avoid using motorcycles and BRT lanes. “Please my brothers and sisters, avoid taking the BRT lane. If you enter Okada, don’t allow the Okada to follow the BRT lane. Three people just died,” the voice said.
In the video, three bodies were seen on the floor in front of the BRT bus that had its front damaged while one of the motorcycles was seen under the BRT.
It was gathered that the victims were on their way home when their motorcycles rammed into the BRT.
It was further learnt that angry youths attempted to raze the BRT vehicle but were prevented by policemen who arrived at the scene.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, said, “Yes, the accident happened yesterday (Wednesday) around 5pm.”