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Amotekun rescues two Fulani herdsmen abducted by fellow herdsmen in Ondo, arrests one suspect

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Amotekun rescues two Fulani herdsmen abducted by fellow herdsmen in Ondo, arrests one suspect

 

Males of the Ondo State Safety Community, Amotekun Corps, have rescued two Fulani herdsmen who had been kidnapped by their fellow herdsmen.

 

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It was gathered that the victims had been kidnapped by a gang of herdsmen in Supare Akoko, within the Akoko South-West Native Authorities Space of the state few days in the past.

 

The Commander of the corps within the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, who confirmed the event, recognized the victims as Musa Ibrahim and Amidu Ibrahim, each brothers from similar dad and mom. 

 

Amotekun rescues two Fulani herdsmen abducted by fellow herdsmen in Ondo, arrests one suspect

 

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In keeping with Adeleye, the victims had been tied to a tree and about to be slaughtered by the hoodlums when his males arrived on the scene.

 

The Amotekun boss stated when the operatives stormed the scene, the hoodlums numbering about seven, fled, abandoning one of many recognized as Sidi Amodu, who was sleeping on the time.

 

“This can be a case of herdsmen being kidnapped by fellow Fulani males. The 2 victims rescued by the Amotekun Corps are Musa Ibrahim and Amidu Ibrahim; they’re siblings and they’re herdsmen,” Adeleye said. 

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“They had been kidnapped in Supare Akoko and valuables had been taken from them after the kidnap operation. They had been tied and about to be slaughtered by fellow Fulani males earlier than our males acquired wind of it. We penetrated the forest the place they had been hiding and we had been capable of apprehend one of many criminals.

 

“He confessed to the crime and stated the gang was a bunch of seven and that they migrated into the state from Benin and Kogi states. He stated the final kidnap they did concerned eight folks. He stated all of them scattered when the Amotekun males got here, so as to not be arrested.” he added. 

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The suspected kidnapper, Amodu claimed he got here from Kogi for the aim of the kidnap and that they employed cows as cover-up as a result of they weren’t the true homeowners of the cows.

 

“He stated they operated in some dangerous parts of the roads in Ajowa Akoko, Akunnu and Supare areas of the state.”

 

The suspect stated the gang moved with employed cows from Okenne, Kogi State, to Ondo State to perpetrate crimes whereas disguised as herdsmen.

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He additionally confessed that they robbed at some dangerous spots in Akunnu Akoko, Supare Akoko and Ajowa Akoko, however the two brothers had been kidnapped for the aim of ransom.

 

Amotekun rescues two Fulani herdsmen abducted by fellow herdsmen in Ondo, arrests one suspect

 

Narrating their ordeal, the victims stated they had been overwhelmed and tortured by the hoodlums.

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“They tortured us and informed us to name our relations to convey ransom to launch us or they might kill us. They beat us and had been about to kill us when the Amotekun males arrived within the forest.” 

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