Members of the Ondo state Amotekun Corps have arrested 18 Northern wanderers after intercepting a trailer conveying them from the northern part of Nigeria.
The suspects were arrested along Arakale road in the heart of Akure, the Ondo state capital this week.
The Amotekun Corps said that they constituted a security threat following the suspicious manner in which they were moving.
Parading the wanderers at the headquarters of the corps in Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital, the Commander, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, disclosed that the suspects were first sighted along Ilesa-Akure expressway.
The Commander maintained that they hid inside a trailer load of beans.
“Our men while on duty saw a suspected vehicle with a load of beans and then trailed the vehicle to Akure. They stopped along Arakale road. While searching the vehicle, we realised they were not carrying only beans but 18 young men,” he said.
Adeleye stated that the men failed to provide genuine answers as…
Source: Linda Ikeji