Operatives of Amotekun Corps in Ogun state, have arrested the duo of Akinyele Adebayo and Idosu Gbalo over alleged conspiracy and murder of one Umaru Aliu, alias “Lagi”, a herder at Ijagure village along Sagada in Imeko-Afon Local Government of the State.

According to CP David Akinremi, the Commander of Amotekun in Ogun State the duo committed the crime on Sunday 30th April, 2023 at about 1800 hours, while the deceased, Umaru Aliu and Umaru Takake were grazing their cattle in the bush near Ijagure village.

The Amotekun boss said, “information has it that one Fagbemi Kareem, now at large armed with a locally made single barrel gun and accompanied by four other persons, namely: Olorunto Segun, Baba Shele, Lana Ojugbele and Ashipa, trailed the herders caught up with Umaru Aliu and allegedly shot him on a farmland belonging to one Chief Ogunlana Fagbemi, alias “Osewuya” at Ijagure village, while Umaru Takake narrowly escaped unhurt.

Akinremi said, “The prime suspects; Fagbemi Kareem and Baba Shele were said to have been arrested by Ojio Police Division, Oyo State for the same offence, while Lana Ojugbele, Olorunto Segun and Ashipa are still at large.”

He noted that the suspects, Akinyele Adebayo and Idosu Gbalo are being transferred to Ogun State Police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for further action and prosecution.

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