Ekiti Parties’ Primary: How 105 Suspected Thugs Arrested At Military Checkpoint

Suspected armed thugs coming to Ekiti State have been apprehended and arrested at Itawure/Efon Alaaye junction which is the border to the state at the Military Checkpoint around 3:00am on Wednesday morning by soldiers.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Sunday Abutu confirmed the development.

The police spokesperson, while reacting through a phone call made to him confirmed that about 105 armed men suspected to be thugs were arrested at the Military Checkpoint at the Ekiti border. They are still been held at the Military Checkpoint at the moment according to him.

He stated that as soon as they are handed over to the Police, that investigations will surely commence and they will be charged to court.

When asked if truly they were coming from Ibadan as being rumoured in some quarters, the PPRO stated that the Police cannot categorically state or know exactly where they were coming from.

But he assured that investigations by the Police will reveal where they were actually coming from.


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