Men of the Ondo State Command of the Western Nigeria Security Network Agency (WNSN), Operation Amotekun have arrested a suspected leader of highway robbers after robbing a 17 seater bus at the Ifira-Akoko axis of Akoko South East Local Government Area of the State.
The men of the Amotekun corps, who also rescued the passengers after engaging the hoodlums in a gun duel and arrested the leader of the group, Musa Jamiu while trying to escape in the bush.
The Chairman of the Amotekun in the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, who disclosed the arrest of the suspect, explained that the armed men stopped the vehicle of the victims while coming from Abuja.
According to him, the Lagos bound vehicle was stopped by the hoodlums in Ifira-Akoko and ordered the driver to drive the bus into the bush.
He said some residents of the area, alerted the Amotekun in the area and swung into action as they chased.