Ondo Amotekun arrests suspected masterminds of Owo massacre

St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo

St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, where the massacre occurred in June

The Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed “Amotekun Corps” have confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with the June 5 massacre at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo.

The state Commander of Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye confirmed the development on Thursday while parading 71 suspected criminals before newsmen.

He said: “We have recovered the last vehicle they used in the operation and we have made some arrests. We have recovered some vital things which we are working on.”

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However, Adeleye did not give the actual figure of the suspects arrested but assured that all the attackers will be arrested.

He said: “We are not stopping until we get to the root of this and I assure you that the perpetrators and their sponsors will be brought to book.’’

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