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Suspected Killers of Ondo Monarch Arrested

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Suspected killers of the monarch of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Israel Adeusi, a first-class Monarch and the Olufon of Ifon kingdom, have been arrested.

Identity of the suspects is yet to be made public because of the ongoing investigation into the killing by the security officials.

The suspects were arrested by a combine team of security operatives that stormed Elegbaka tick forest.  

Oba Adeusi was killed last Thursday by suspected kidnappers between Elegbeka and Ifon while returning from the Obas a meeting in Akure.

Commander of the Ondo Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Akure, said four kidnapped victims were also rescued during the search for killers of Oba Adeusi in the forest.

He said the arrested suspects were undergoing interrogations and details would be made available soon.

Also, Chief Adeleye debunked insinuations that his men were not in the bush said surveillance has been mounted at the farm of Chief Olu Falae to prevent further attack on the farm by suspected herdsmen.

He said the herdsmen have fled the area.

Meanwhile, the Ondo Amotekun boss said the “Operation Clean Up” launched on Tuesday led to the arrest of over 20 suspects from various black spots in Akure and environs.

He further noted that some of the suspects were caught in the act of committing robbery.

Adeleye explained that the “Operation Clean Up” is meant to take the war to the criminals in their various hide outs in the city or forest.

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