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Amotekun arrests suspects linked to the Owo Church Mass@cre

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Amotekun arrests suspects linked to the Owo Church Mass@cre
Amotekun arrests suspects linked to the Owo Church Mass@cre

The Ondo command of the south-west security network, code-named Amotekun, says it has arrested some suspects linked to the att@ck on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo.

Recall that on June 5, gunmen att@cked the church in Owo and m#rdered over 40 worshippers. The gunmen were said to have detonated expl@sives have in the church after which they proceeded to fire sh@ts at the congregation.

On June 9, days after the incident, Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, said the said the att@ck was orchestrated by Islamic State West in African Province (ISWAP).

Speaking to newsmen on Thursday, Adetunji Adeleye, Ondo commander of Amotekun, said the security network arrested some suspects linked to the attt@ck on the church.

He said we@pons and vehicles were recovered in the process of their apprehension. “We have arrested a number of those who perpetrated evil at the St Francis Catholic Church in Owo. We have also recovered the vehicle they used last after the de@dly operation. We have also recovered some of their we@pons.
They came on motorcycles and hijacked a Golf vehicle. We have successfully recovered the vehicle and will soon arrest all the k#llers.”