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Security Arrests Suspects Linked To The Owo Church Massacre

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Security Arrests Suspects Linked To The Owo Church Massacre

The Ondo command of the south-west security network, code-named Amotekun, has reportedly arrested some suspects linked to the massacre that happened at St Francis Catholic Church, Owo.

It would be recalled that early hours of Sunday 5th June 2022, some unknown gunmen stormed the catholic church of Owo, a small town in Ondo, and shot the congregants randomly killing about 50.

The gunmen were said to have detonated explosives in the church after which they proceeded to fire shots at the congregation which caused the lives of a lot while others were seriously injured.

The minister of interior Rauf Aregbesola said the attack was orchestrated by Islamic State West in African Province (ISWAP).

Speaking to newsmen on Thursday, Adetunji Adeleye, Ondo commander of Amotekun, said the security network arrested some suspects linked to the attack on the church.

He said [email protected] and vehicles were recovered in the process of their apprehension.

“We have arrested a number of those who perpetrated evil at the St Francis Catholic Church in Owo. We have also recovered the vehicle they used last after the [email protected] operation. We have also recovered some of their [email protected] They came on motorcycles and hijacked a Golf vehicle. We have successfully recovered the vehicle and will soon arrest all the k#llers.”

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