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One Amotekun Officer has been allegedly shot while two others were arrested by the divisional police officer in ile igbon, Surulere local government area of Oyo state.

According to the information gathered, the amotekun officers Olatunji Mayowa and Jenyo Isiaka had arrested an herdsman that was alleged to have set a farmland ablaze.

Consequent Upon this,  D.P.O. Adepoju Ayodeji allegedly ordered the arrest and detention of the Amotekun officers.

It was also agthered that Seven Amotekun officials who went to the Ile- Igbon Division, to effect the release of their two members that were also detained.

Report also has it that as the leader of the Amotekun was discussing with the Police Station Guard, the D.P.O. allegedly rushed out, snatched an AK 47 Rifle from an Officer standing by and shot at the Amotekun officials.

One of them, Job Adewale was allegedly hit at close range on the right leg,
while the detained officers Olatunji Mayowa and Jenyo Isiaka and the complainant were still in the Police Cell in Ile- Igbon Division.

Reacting to the incident, Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi however said the DPO shot in defence.

Efforts to get the Reaction of the Amotekun commandant was unsuccessful as his mobile phone was switched off as at the time of this report

 

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