Amotekun Arrests 2 Armed Underage Herdsmen, Impounds 200 Cows In Ondo

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underaged herdsmen are currently the custody of ondo state after being arrested on Tuesday. The regional security outfit also impounded 200 cows belonging to herdsmen the state.

The cows and the herders were arrested along Ijare/Irese Ifedore Local Government area of the state.

The seized cows and the herders, were later led from where they were arrested to the headquarters of the security outfit, at Akure, the state capital.

The movement of the cows along Orita Obele- Block- Ilesha Garage through Oyemekun , caused traffic snarl while people were hailing the bravery of the Corps.

Confirming the incident, the Commander of Corps in the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, said the cows and the herders were arrested for contravening the directive of the state government.

Adetunji, who spoke on phone, said what would happen in the current , would depend on the government.

“The current incident a different one. The people cried to that the cows were destroying their crops. When we moved our people to the place, the herders attacked our men.

“However, we were able to overpower them. We arrested of the herders. They contravened the government directive in three ways.

“The herders we arrested are underaged. They grazed in the night and carry firearms and destroyed crops.

“The matter different from former ones. If it destruction of farm crops, we can say they for the destroyed crops and the cows. This is not a straitjacket,” Adeleye said.