Report from Oke Ako area of Ekiti State indicated that four out of seven man gang who killed an officer of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps have been arrested
The chairman of Ajoni Local Council Development Area of Ekiti State, Mr Micheal Ogungbemi, who confirmed to journalists in Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday that the supsects were arrested by Ajoni Local Security Network codenamed Operation Eradicating Bandits at the Borders of Rural Ajoni Communities(EBBORAC).
He said the local security operatives arrested the culprits while patrolling the border area between Ekiti and Kwara Tuesday evening.
He said: “They had confessed to have perpetrated the killing of the NSCDC operative and kidnapping of his family members.
“If not for the prompt action I took, they would have been mobbed by angry youth.
“Recovered from them were two AK47. Immediately after the arrest, my office was contacted and I instantly informed the team from Amotekun Corps, Ikole Command, Officers of the Divisional Police Officer, Ikole LGA for immediate detention, investigation and prosecution of the culprits.
“They are presently being detained at the police station in Ikole Ekiti”.