Police arrest 10 as land grabbers sack Ogun village


Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta

Police have arrested 10 suspected members of a land grabbing syndicate who visited with terror, the innocent residents of Ewujomo village via Igbosoro in ogijo area of Ogun state.

The suspects; Ismaila Lawal, Tope Oniyide, Sodiq Lawal, Ahmed Olaringbe, Gafar Kafo, Ismaila Haruna, Okanlawon Olabinjo, Kamoru Arulogun, Suleman Oresesun and Kazeem Oresesun on Wednesday allegedly armed themselves with weapons and stormed Ewujomo village, allegedly sacking the residents in a surprise attack.

For hours on end, hell was let loose as the villagers fled their homes in different directions with sporadic gun shots following, allegedly, from the hoodlums.

It was learnt that respite came the way of the besieged village when armed Policemen arrived the area after receiving distress calls that Ewujomo villagers were under attack.

The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest of the suspects in a release, stated that the…



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