Police arrests three herdsmen for arson, attempted murder in Ogun state

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested three herdsmen for the role they played in the attack of Bamajo village in Ayetoro area of Ogun state.

Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known adding that in the early hours of February 18,the suspects had attacked the village where they set some houses ablaze and inflicted a deep matchet cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi.

“On receiving the report, the Area Commander Ayetoro Acp Anthony Aruna mobilized his men, Hunters and youths to the scene where the entire area was thoroughly combed. The combing exercise was extended to Igboaje bush where one Musa Yusuf was apprehended with gun and a  blood stained cutlass”.

The police spokesman said his arrest led to the arrest of two others namely: Usman Mohammed and Aliyu Abubakar who are strongly believed to be part of those who launched the violence attack,adding that the injured victim was quickly rushed to general hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation, and also directed massive manhunt for the rest arsonists with the view to bring them to justice.

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