Amotekun Arrest Two Women, 5 Others Over Suspected Robbery in Ekiti

Operatives of Ekiti State Amotekun Security Corps, code-named Amotekun, has arrested seven persons including two women over their alleged involvement inĀ various criminal offences such as burglary and armed robbery.

Speaking with Journalists in Ado Ekiti, the Commandant of Amotekun in the state, Mr Joe Komolafe explained that the suspects were arrested in Ara, Aisegba, and Ado Ekiti.

Komolafe said the suspects were arrested following a tip-off by members of the communities.

The Ekiti Amotekun boss explained that two of them specialise in robbing motorists along Iluomoba- Aisegba road, while the remaining four were specialised in snatching motorcycles.

The commandant, who said the suspects would be handed over to security agents for prosecution, said two of them were ex-convicts.

Mr Komolafe appealed to residents of the state to report any suspicious movement in their areas to security agents for prompt action.

During the interview, the suspects admitted that they committed the offence.

Items recovered from them are four motorcycles, 16 phones, mask, knives, water pumping machine, among others.