Amotekun arrests suspected masterminds of Owo church attack

Ondo Church attack- St Francis Catholic Church, Owo

Some suspected terrorists have been arrested in connection with the attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State.

KEMI FILANI NEWS recalls that suspected terrorists invaded the church on June 5, killing no fewer than 40 people and injuring many other worshippers.

The Commander of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed “Amotekun Corps”, Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye, confirmed the arrest on Thursday while parading some 71 suspects arrested for various criminal activities across the state.

Adeleye did not give the actual figure of the suspected terrorists arrested.

The Amotekun boss said, “As regards the Owo incident, we have recovered the last vehicle they used for that operation and we made some arrests and we have also recovered some vital things which we are working on.

“A number of people have been arrested concerning the Owo issue as well as well number of equipment. On that day, we pursued them to the point that we recovered the vehicle and we are still pursuing them We have told you that until we get to the root, I can assure you that the perpetrators and their sponsors will be brought to book.”

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