Police arrest Amotekun operatives for unruly behaviour

  The police in Oyo State have  arrested three operatives of the Oyo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps.

Spokesperson of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi said the police only responded to a report from the Secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), Allah over  an alleged plot by the Amotekun operatives to burn down Fulani camp in Orile Igbon.

He said  officers were sent to the scene to bring the operatives to the station so that the matter could be resolved by the DPO.

He added that later, Amotekun corps numbering about 30  invaded the station and conducted themselves in an unruly and riotous manner.

Fadeyi said “It was a report from the Secretary of Miyetti Allah, one, Oroji Allah ‘m’ at Orile Igbon Police Station that some Amotekun operatives planned to set ablaze Fulani Igaa.

“A team of Policemen was sent to the scene and brought them to the station for amicable settlement by the DPO”