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15 suspects arrested over murder of police inspector in Ibadan

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Operatives of the South West Security Network,  Amotekun Corps in Ogun State have arrested the suspected killers of an Inspector of Police attached to the Oyo State Police Command.

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The Field Commander of Amotekun in the state, David Akinremi, said the corps arrested one Aminu Azeez and 14 others for conspiracy and murder of Inspector Adebayo Adele who was killed on September 20, 2020.

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Akinremi, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, January 5, said the 14 conspirators were arrested in Ogun State.

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According to the commander, the police officer was macheted to death while leading an investigation team to arrest suspects who bought stolen cows in Ibadan.

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“On 20th September, a team of Police Officers attached to IGP IRT Annex Ibadan while on investigation was attacked by One Aminu Azeez, a butcher by profession, and about 14 others,” the statement reads.

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“The report has it that the principal suspect, Aminu Azeez, was alleged to have bought stolen cows belonging to a complainant based in Ibadan. As the IRT team arrived Imeko-Afon to arrest the suspect and his accomplices, Aminu Azeez resisted arrest and instigated others to attack the team.

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