No fever than 80 armed Fulani herdsmen had been arrested by the boys of the Oyo State Safety Community Company, often known as Amotekun, on Monday.
A prime police officer at Testing Floor Police Command, Ibadan confirmed the event to SaharaReporters in Ibadan on Tuesday.
“Sure, they had been handed over to us however we’ve got transferred them to state police command for extra investigation. All of us should be extra vigilant and report any suspecious strikes in our neighborhood,” he stated.
The Fulani had been intercepted on the Iwo Street space of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
In keeping with a report, they had been armed with harmful weapons like bows, arrows and daggers.
Aside from that, sources advised reporters in Ibadan that there have been about 25 bikes together with cattle of their truck.
Upon interrogation, the boys had been reported to have advised the Amotekun operatives that they had been going to Lagos and Ogun states.
The search was stated to have attracted residents who trooped to the scene, however to stop a disaster, the safety brokers had been stated to have led the truck and its occupants to the police station at Testing Floor space in Iwo Street.
They had been stated to have been handed over to the police on the station for additional interrogation.