The men of the Ondo State Security Network, the Amotekun have arrested 45 youths from the Northern part of the country in Okitipupa, headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area the State.
The sudden arrival of the youths in the town has created tension for the people
This forced residents of the town to call the attention of the Amotekun corps to the development..
It was gathered that vehicle which brought the youths to the community was intercepted in front of the Okitipupa Army Barracks at about 10:00 p.m. on Thursday night and were taken to Akure, the state capital.
A source disclosed that “the Amotekun corps arrested the youths who were loaded in a trailer in front of the army barracks.
“As the Amotekun corps accosted them, some of them jumped down from the vehicle and ran away into the town but about 45 of them were arrested.
The state Commander of the corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, confirmed the arrest, saying investigation had commenced.
” We have commenced investigation into the matter,” Adeleye said.
Speaking on the development, the chairman, Okitipupa Local Government, Mr Igbekele Akinrinwa, who addressed the people at the scene of the incident, alleged that it was an indigene of the town that facilitated the travellers trip to the town.