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Amotekun intercepts 18 suspected bandits, weapons in Ondo

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Operatives of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), codenamed Amotekun Corps, Ondo State chapter, have intercepted three buses loaded with 18 suspected bandits and weapons.

In a statement on Friday, the Chief Press Secretary to Ondo State Governor, Olabode Richard Olatunde said the suspected bandits were intercepted with 500 Guns, Weapons In 3 buses.’”Operatives of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State have intercepted a bus loaded with 500 pieces of daggers concealed under the seats.

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“Also intercepted were weapons with different sizes of knives and guns concealed inside Tigger nut bags.

“18 people suspected to be bandits were arrested with the vehicle while two buses escaped

“Parading the suspects before journalists in Akure, the state Commander of Amotekun Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, said the three buses escaped from different checkpoints before they were arrested in Ondo town,” Olatunde said.

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