The operatives of the Western Security Network Agency, Amotekun, in Osun have apprehended two alleged criminals: Segun Ajayi and Sunday Adedoja.
Prior to thier capture, the duo were notorious for terrorizing people in Modakeke and the surrounding areas.
Ajayi, 27, and Adedoja, 37, were apprehended in Modakeke town, while a double barrel Danish gun was discovered in their possession.
The Osun Amotekun Field Commander, Captain Benedict Akanni (ret. ), confirmed their arrest in Osogbo on Wednesday and stated that they were taken into custody in the early hours of Tuesday following a complaint about their actions being made to the Amotekun Modakeke Command.
Akanni also described the arrested culprits as miscreants terrorising the residents of Modakeke.
“The suspects were arrested for possession of illegal firearms; they were caught and arrested with a locally made dane gun and charms.
“The arrest was made possible by our operatives in modakeke command who swung into action immediately after a complaint was lodged on the activities of the culprits.
“Investigation revealed that the suspects are ex-convicts.”
While explaining that the culprits have been transferred to the police for subsequent investigation, Akanni urged the residents of the state to be security conscious and expose any criminals’ hideout in their domains to the security agencies.