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Amotekun intercepts 151 suspected terrorists with dangerous charms in Ondo in early hours [Photos]



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About 151 terrorists on a mission to infiltrate the South West States were on Friday intercepted by operatives of the Ondo State Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps.

They were intercepted while acting on intelligence by the Corps

The team of Nigeria Corps stopped them at about 6:30 a. m. on the Sango axis on the Akure/Ado route and conducted a stop and search on them.

Reports said, charms and photograph of combat training were discovered and recovered from them.

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A source, said, the discoveries led to a thorough search, but no weapon or any gun was found on them.

After interrogation, the truck driver told the Amotekun Corps that they were from the Northern States of Jigawa, Kastina, and Kano and were traveling to the South West States.

The State Commander of Amotekun, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, who confirmed the development, claimed that the suspects were deftly hidden behind bags of rice, adding that five women were seen among the 151 suspects, hiding inside the truck behind bags of beans and rice.

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The Commander said: “Upon interception, we asked for their destinations, some said Akure, while others said Osogbo in Osun State.

“We have not completed profiling them, as none of them has an idea of what they are going to do or their mission.

“All they were able to tell us is that they entered the vehicle and came to Ondo State.

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“This, however, is not a good sign, following the security warning in the South West States.

“While respecting their rights as Nigerians, yet, we are not sure of what they are here for, we still feel that while traveling, anyone should have a mission and destination at where he or she is going to.”


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