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SHOCKING!!! DPO shoots Amotekun operative for doing this

The Divisional Officer at Igbon Station in the Surulere Local Government Area of State, Ayodeji Adepoju, allegedly shot and injured a member of the State Security Network Agency known as on Friday.

The DPO, it was learnt, ordered the arrest of two operatives of the Corps for arresting whose cattle were grazing on the farm in Gambari, allegedly destroying crops in the process.

The aggrieved farmer was said to have reported the case to in the area and the were arrested.

But some of the were said to have reported the case to the DPO ordered the arrest of the two operatives, Jenyo and Olatunji Mayowa, were investigating the case.

It was gathered that the DPO said the was not set to arrest but to go after armed robbers.

The unit Commander of Amotekun in the area, Araoye Amoo, was said to have gone to the station with his men to secure the release of the two officials.

He was discussing with the station guard when the DPO stormed out of his office and reportedly collected a gun from a policeman and shot one of the Amotekun men in the leg.

The DPO repeatedly claimed that he overheard the Amotekun corps say they were coming to the station to kill him.

The unit commander said one of the Amotekun corps escaped from the scene was pursued and disarmed.

Araoye said the checked and discovered that the gun which was forcefully collected from the Amotekun was not even loaded.

The unit commander, in a video said all the guns which his men carried to the station were not loaded because they did not go there to fight but to secure the release of those arrested.

The Amotekun commandant in State, Col Olayinka Olayanju (retd), confirmed the incident to our correspondent, adding that the injured Amotekun official had been taken to the LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso.

He said, “The DPO arrested and detained our men that arrested . The unit commander led some of his people there to ask for the release of his men but the DPO was said to have shot them. One of them was injured and he is on admission at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital.”

The Public Relations Officer in State, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, later said in a statement the reported that some Amotekun operatives wanted to set their settlement on fire and some policemen were deployed there brought the Amotekun men to the station.

He was however silent on the shooting of the Amotekun operative.

The PPRO said, “It was a report from the Secretary of Miyetti Allah, one, Oroji Allah ‘m’ at Orile Igbon Station that some Amotekun operatives planned to set ablaze ‘Igaa’. A team of policemen was sent to the scene and brought them to the station for amicable settlement by the DPO.

“Not too long, Amotekun corps numbering about 30 invaded the station and conducted themselves in an unruly and riotous manner. Three of them were arrested. The Area Commander Ogbomoso is handling the matter.”



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