Oyo Amotekun Recovers 4 AK-47 Rifles, Military Uniforms

By Damilare Adeleye

The Oyo State Command of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) also known as Amotekun has recovered arms, ammunition and three sets of military uniforms in the State.

Items recovered include four AK-47 rifles, four magazines and 50 pieces of 7.62mm live ammunition.

It was also learnt that it also recovered a Navy cap, raincoat and some illicit drugs.

According to Olayinka Olayanju, the Oyo State Amotekun Commandant, who confirmed the development on Monday, noted that its operatives discovered the items inside a bag found in a bush within the state last Friday.

While speaking, Olayanju said that the discovery was made during the combing of bushes following the recent kidnappings on roads in the state.

He further stated that Amotekun got information last Friday that some armed men were sighted and even attempted to vandalise computers in a certain area overnight.

He said, “Though none of them was seen, a thorough combing of the area led to the discovery of a bag in which was found the AK-47 rifles, magazines, three pairs of military uniform with belt and jungle hats, 50 pieces 7.62mm, Navy cap and raincoat and various illicit drugs. ’’