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Murder: Police Arrest Three Herdsmen

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Ijeoma Okeke

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three herdsmen for attacking Bamajo village in Ayetoro Area of Ogun State. 

The herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday had attacked the village where they set some houses ablaze and inflicted a deep matchet cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi.

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The Area commander Ayetoro, Anthony Aruna on receiving the report, mobilised his men, hunters and youths to the scene where the entire area was thoroughly combed.

The exercise was extended to Igboaje bush where one Musa Yusuf was apprehended with gun and a blood stained cutlass.

Musa’s arrest led to the arrest of two others namely: Usman Mohammed and Aliyu Abubakar who were strongly believed to be part of those who launched the violence attack.

The injured victim was quickly rushed to the general hospital for treatment.

The State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.

He also directed massive manhunt for the rest arsonists with the view to bringing them to justice.

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