Osun NSCDC nabs herbalist over unlawful possession of ammunition

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) Osun State Command, has arrested a 54 year old herbalist, Oyeyemi Lukman for allegedly being in possession of an AK47 live ammunition.

While parading the suspect at NSCDC State headquarters in Osogbo, the State Commandant, Dr Akintayo Adaralewa disclosed that the suspect was arrested at Ilobu, Irepodun local government area(LGA) of the state.

Adaralewa stated that the alleged offence contravened section 3 sub_section 1 of the robbery and fire arms(Special Provisions)act, adding that he would be charged to court at the expiration of investigation to serve as deterrent to others.

Also paraded for an alleged fraud and possession of narcotics was one 31-year-old Tajudeen Idris, who specializes in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money.

“The suspected fraudster who was arrested at Ilobu, Osun State, had several sim cards and bank accounts that made tracking his nefarious activities almost impossible, this offence contravened section 1 of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offence Act 2006, also a large parcel of hemp was found with the suspect

“The arrest of the suspect was made possible following several complaints received from members of the public and would be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation”, the Commandant said.

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