150 Land Grabbers sack Villagers In Ogun, FCID Alagbon Nets Suspects
Detectives from the Police Force Criminal Investigation Department Annex at Alagbon close in Lagos have apprehended twelve suspected land grabbers for their involvement in the forceful sacking of a village at Joga Owode in Atan area of Ogun state.
The suspects numbering over one hundred and fifty with assorted dangerous weapons were said to have stormed the village last month, attacked and dislodged the villagers after which their houses were demolished.
According to the Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of the FCID, Mr Usman Belel, one Alhaji Sulaimon Adelakun in a petition to the Inspector General of police said the hoodlums forcefully took over the village, stationed other armed thugs at different locations to ward off the villagers and rendered them homeless.
Mr Belel said that upon the complaints, detectives from the FCID were dispatched to the village where the twelve hoodlums were nabbed with two single barrel guns, two Dane guns and other weapons in their possession while others fled to escape police arrest.
The petitioner said the structures destroyed worth over fifty million naira.
The twelve suspects, Afolabi Fagbohun, Hassan Durojaiye, Daniel Fagbohun, Oluwaseun Odeyemi, Gbenga Shokoya, Biodun Bisiriyu, Tajudeen Sanusi, Adetoye Sunday, Abiodun Toyibu, Daniel Adetunji, Olaleye Ayodeji and Segun Sofuyi will soon be arraigned.