Amotekun arrests 18 suspected bandits with over 500 weapons in Ondo

Amotekun arrests 18 suspected bandits with over 500 weapons in Ondo (photos)

 

Amotekun arrests 18 suspected bandits with over 500 weapons in Ondo (photos)

 

Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps have arrested 18 suspected bandits from Katsina State.

 

The suspected bandits were reportedly traveling in three hummer buses before men of the Amotekun Corps, in a joint operation with the police, apprehended one of the buses while two others escaped.

 

Confirming the operation, Commander of the Ondo Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, said the driver of the buses overran three barricades before one of the buses was intercepted near Ondo town.

 

Amotekun arrests 18 suspected bandits with over 500 weapons in Ondo (photos)

He said guns and ammunition concealed inside sacked filled with tiger nuts were recovered while over 500 daggers, cutlasses, swords, and other dangerous weapons were found hidden under the seats of the bus.

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The conductor of the bus who did not give his name said the bus was loaded in Katsina State and they were asked to take the passengers comprising one young male to Ondo State.

 

Amotekun arrests 18 suspected bandits with over 500 weapons in Ondo (photos)

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