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Suspected kidnappers, Army, local vigilante in gun duel at Oke-Ero, Kwara

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Two kidnap suspects had been arrested on Thursday in Oke-Ero Native Authorities Space of Kwara State, following a gun duel between suspected kidnappers and the joint native vigilante/hunters and the Nigeria Military.

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DAILY POST gathered that the gun duel occurred close to Ero-Dam within the native authorities space on Thursday.

The 2 suspects arrested had been recognized as Bunmi, an indigene of Odo Owa and a Fulani man named Ramoni.

Each suspects in line with a high Civil Defence Corps official in Omu-Aran, Mr. A.O.Mobayo, have been handed over to the Nigeria Police space command workplace at Omu-Aran, in Irepodun Native Authorities Space of the state, for additional investigation.

The joint covert operation, DAILY POST additional gathered, was sequel to the confessional assertion of a suspected kidnapper arrested in Ekiti by the state police command.

Once more, from Oke-Ero, the Divisional Officer of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps, in Iloffa, Oguntifa Felix, reported that there was a breakdown of legislation and order at about 1900hours on Thursday, as offended members of the group attacked the Fulani group, setting their homes together with one lodge ablaze

A Toyota corolla automotive belonging to a Fulani man, Alhaji Idowu, was additionally reportedly set ablaze by the irate mob who attacked the group.

Reacting to the event, the Wakili Fulani of Omu-aran, Abdullahi Ibrahim, alleged that some hoodlums attacked Fulani properties in Omu-aran and Oke-Ero cities over alleged stories of kidnap suspects arrested by Ekiti state police command.

Talking with DAILY POST on telephone, Ibrahim, stated although no life was misplaced within the incident, homes and automobiles belonging to Fulani residents had been burnt by the irate mob within the two cities.

When contacted, the spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, stated he would get again to our correspondent, however couldn’t up until the time of this report.

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