Farmer arrested in Ogbomoso for killing herdsmen

Officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Oyo State Command Agro Rangers Squad (Ogbomoso Zone) have arrested a farmer, Abraham Alamu for killing herdsmen.

Alamu was arrested on Friday in Ogbomoso town after he had escaped since he allegedly committed the offence at Oko Oba, Elega, Orire Local Government Area on 21th of this month.

In a statement signed by the corps public relations officer Mr, Oluwole Olusegun, the suspect was arrested for murder.

The statement added that the suspect also brutalized one Shuaib Adamu of Elega Village, Ikoyi Ogbomoso for grazing his cattles on his farm.

The State Commandant of NSCDC Mr. Iskilu Akinsanya says the arrest was made possible with the help of the public and the Agro Rangers Squad of the command.

He said that the suspect was later handed over to the Nigeria police, Oyo State Command for further investigations.

Items recovered from the suspect includes Carpenter working tools: Scissors, Hammer, Saw, Nail remover, Mosquito net, 3 ATM cards, Two apprentice identification card, cloth, Bible, Toothbrush and Purse.

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