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Amotekun arrests notorious highway robber in Osun

In the early hours of Friday, December 31, 2021, the combined patrol team of Osun and Ondo States operatives of the Western Security Network, Amotekun, caught a suspected armed robber who was known for disturbing commuters along the Osu/Ondo expressway.

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The guy was apprehended while attempting to commit another heist along the road with other gang members, according to information provided to DAILY POST.

When Amotekun personnel on patrol around the axis noticed them operating on the road, they were apprehended.

The group of armed robbers retreated into the jungle when they saw Amotekun troops, according to reports, and one of them was arrested.

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Recall that on Wednesday, a J5 bus that was traveling from Lagos State with two passengers and conveying valuables, was attacked at Osu/Ondo expressway.

One of the victims of the armed robbery was rescued and the armed robbers dislodged by Amotekun personnel who were on patrol during the yuletide, but the driver of the J5 bus remained missing.

Upon interrogation, the arrested suspect, who confessed that he had been operating with others on the road for a long time, revealed that their weapon of choice was made out of wood which was structured in the form of a semi automatic rifle.

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