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Amotekun Arrests Suspects in Connection with Owo Attack – THISDAYLIVE

*Parades 71 suspected kidnappers, recovers 30 motorcycles, guns

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The commander of the Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye, on Thursday confirmed that  a number of suspects have been arrested in connection with the June 5 attack on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, which claimed 40 lives.

 The Amotekun Commander gave the confirmation while parading 71 suspects arrested for various criminal offences ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, human trafficking, stealing, snatching of motorbikes among others.

When asked of the number of suspects arrested in connection with the Catholic Church attack, Adeleye said: ” a number of people have been arrested in connection with the owo attack and I am telling you for free that the last vehicle they used before they jumped into the bush has been recovered. We pursued them to that point and we are still pursuing them, we will get to the root of it. 

“We want to reassure the good people of Ondo State that we will not rest  until we get to the bottom of the matter and  rid the state of criminal elements”.

The Amotekun boss assured that the corps in collaboration with sister security agencies were intensifying efforts to get to the root of the mischievous act of the criminal elements. 

He noted that there was ongoing  synergy between Amotekun in the Southwest region towards avoiding a repeat of the attack on St Francis Catholic Church in Owo.

He explained that the 71 suspects paraded were  part of its landmark achievements for the month of June.

“The suspects being paraded were arrested within the last one month for crimes ranging from armed robbery, cattle rustling, kidnapping, fraud. These 71 suspects were picked while committing offences and others were tracked to their hideouts in the forest. 

“Also we have been able to break a cartel that specializes in stealing and dismantling motorbikes (Okada). We have over 30 motorbikes recovered during a one-day operation.

“We also got report from some herdsmen that their cattle were stolen and rustled and we went after them, we recovered them and returned them to the owners”.

He added that men of the corps arrested 12 teenagers for armed robbery and cultism, in Idanre local government area of the State.

” We have a group of small boys under 18 years that formed themselves into a cartel of criminals in a particular local government area of the State and armed themselves. They actually belong to a cult group called “Agbado”. 12 of them were arrested.

“We also have four kidnappers and we intend to take most of this suspects, especially, all the ones we’ve concluded investigation on to the Department of Public Prosecution for onwards prosection.

So, to the people in the northern Senatorial district, especially the border towns in Akoko, we will continue with the operation clean- up in the forest there until the last of these criminals are driven out of these forests”, Adeleye added.

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Mother and her six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car after accepting lift from group of men in India’

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Mother and her six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car after accepting lift from group of men in India?

Mother and her six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car after accepting lift from group of men in India?

A mother and her six-year-old daughter were gang-raped by a group of men who offered them a lift home in northern India. 

Police said the men had promised the woman and her daughter they would drive them safely back from Piran Kaliyar, a holy site for Muslims and Hindus, on the banks of the Ganga Canal, Roorkee, Uttarakhand province.

The alleged driver, who has been identified only as Sonu, already had passengers in the car when he agreed to drive the woman and her child, Police superintendent Pramendra Doval said.

 

Mother and her six-year-old daughter gang-raped in moving car after accepting lift from group of men in India?

Local media reported the mother said she had no idea how many men were in the vehicle.

The men allegedly attacked and raped the woman and her daughter in the moving car before they dumped the victims near a canal.

In spite of the ordeal, the mother managed to reach a police station, where she reported the crime. 

The pair were taken to Roorkee Civil Hospital, where medics confirmed the woman and the little girl had been sexually assaulted.

 

Police confirmed investigations are ongoing..

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Lady allegedly poisoned by her friends after she gained scholarship to study in France

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 Lady allegedly poisoned by her friends after she gained scholarship to study in France

A lady has lost her life after her jealous friends poisoned her to death.

 

According to Twitter user @EmpressAdusei, the deceased who was her niece, just gained a scholarship to study in France before she met her untimely death.

”My niece was poisoned by her friends because she had a scholarship to go to France I can’t even breath right now I’m actually finished… she’s Gone”

 

 Lady allegedly poisoned by her friends after she gained scholarship to study in France

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We shall not fail Nigerians – Acting CJN Olukayode Ariwoola speaks

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 We shall not fail Nigerians - Acting CJN Olukayode Ariwoola speaks

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has promised not to fail Nigerians after taking over from Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, the former CJN who resigned on Sunday evening on health grounds. 

 

Addressing State House Correspondents after taking the oath of office, Ariwoola said with the support of his colleagues, the judiciary under him shall not fail Nigerians.

 

He said; 

 

“What Nigerians expect from me is to comply, preserve and abide and protect the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. And so be it. That is what I will do especially with the cooperation of my brother Justices of the Supreme Court. We shall not fail Nigerians.” 

 

On the current controversy at the supreme court, Ariwoola said; 

 

“There is no controversy in the Supreme Court. We are one with the Chief Justice. That’s why you heard the President said His Lordship, is disengaging on the grounds of ill-health. No controversy we’re one.”

 

On the welfare issues highlighted in the letter addressed to the former CJN, he said; 

 

“It was an internal memo of the court. It was not a petition. It was not a letter. It was addressed by the brother Justices of the Chief Justice and presented to him, His Lordship directly. There were issues to be resolved amongst justices.”

 

When asked if those issues would be resolved under his leadership, he said: “Yeah, we’ve started resolving it.”

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