Ondo State branch of the South-West security network, Amotekun, has announced the arrest of some persons in connection with the killing of a first class traditional ruler in the state, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi.
The state Commander of Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, announced the arrest of the suspects while speaking to journalists in Akure.
National Infinity reports that Oba Adeusi was shot dead by gunmen at Elegbeka on the Akure-Owo-Benin Expressway in the Ose Local Government Area of the state last Thursday.
The monarch was said to be returning from Akure, where he attended a meeting when he ran into the bandits.
Adeleye did not disclose the identities and number of the suspects.
According to the Amotekun boss, the suspects were arrested by the men of the outfit, who combed the forest after the incident.
He said three kidnap victims were also rescued by his men during the operation.
Adeleye stated, “We combed the forest in Elegbeka and we are able to arrest some suspects and they are undergoing interrogation. We rescued three victims from the Elegbeka forest on the same night that the traditional ruler of Ifon was killed.