Three members of the Odua People’s Congress has been detained by Oyo State Police yesterday (Sunday) evening, following the arrest of the suspected Fulani kidnapper, Iskili Wakili.
Obinwanne news had earlier reported OPC members arrest notorious Fulani kidnapper Wakili.
Olugbenga Fadeyi, police public relations officer, made this known in a statement. He said “three OPC members are detained and interrogated for their involvement in arson and murder”.
“The Oyo state police command would like to inform the general public that at about 0900 hrs of date (7th March 2021), information was received that a group of persons, later found out to be members of the Odua People’s Congress (OPC) had invaded kajola community in Ibarapa axis of the State.”
Wakili, the notorious Fulani terrorist and kidnapper was said to have committed series of attack in Oyo state. He was arrested by the OPC. The commissioner of police upon receiving the information that the OPC was involved swing into action.
Part of the statement reads: “While there, the house of the Wakili in question was set ablaze, while a female (the identity of who is yet to be ascertained)was burnt on the fire and Wakili (about 75yrs old and blind) with two persons were picked up.
“The police apprehended three of the OPC members, they are currently undergoing interrogation, while the commissioner of police instructed that Wakili be moved to the hospital, due to the condition of his health.
“Meanwhile, the Oyo state police command wishes to inform the general public that any person for any reason or tribe that has been found culpable to have committed any criminal acts in the state would not be spared, but would be arrested and death with according to extant law.”
Conclusively, the statement noted that anyone who has any case against Wakili, should make a formal report to the state Criminal Investigation Department, (CID) Iyanganku Ibadan, for “discreet investigation”.
Lolo Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News