Police Arrest Fake Amotekun Officers Threatening And Collecting Money From People in Ogun State (Photos)


A security outfit of the Ogun State Government, So Safe’ has captured 13 people strutting themselves as officials of Amotekun Corps in the state.

The 13 suspects who mounted a checkpoint at Lafenwa zone of Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state, wore intelligent coats with Amotekun engravings and were allegedly collecting cash from member s of the public, read more news here.

So Safe’s Director of Information and Public Relations, ACC Moruf Yusuf said;

“So-Safe Corps, an Ogun State owned security agency has recorded another great achievement as officers and men of the corps deployed to enforce the COVID-19 Stay-at-home directives of the Federal/ State Governments in Ado–Odo Ota Division at about 16:16hrs, noticed a strange set of criminally-minded ones who disguised as a lawful security outfit.

“The culprits who were thirteen (13) in number were apprehended, claiming to be officers of Amotekun, Ogun State Command.

“During preliminary investigation, the suspected fake officers claimed that their operation had a solid backing of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, read more news here.

“The suspects who were kitted with reflective jackets with Amotekun inscription with two(2) vehicles and three(3) motorbikes were caught at the spot they mounted a checkpoint and were extorting the public at Lafenwa, Itele Ota, located at Ado Odo Ota Local Government.

“The suspects have been transferred to the Nigeria Police, Itele Division for further investigation and likely prosecution.”

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