Police Arrest Three Farmers for Arson and Murder in Saki
Three Local Hunters have been arrested by operatives of the Oyo state police command Saki Division in connection with the murder of three people and the burning of Fulani huts on March 14th. 2021.
The arrested hunters were identified as Karimu Yusuf, Isaac Isaiah and Sunday Isaac.
The three murdered Fulanis were said to be a female and two males
It was gathered that the police got information at about 8 am, on the said date that a group of hunters, who allegedly killed the three Fulanis and set huts ablaze, had been sighted at Aba Ogbomoso Village.
This led to the arrest and detention of the suspects by a team of detectives from Saki Division.
According to police source a single barrel gun with six live cartridges was recovered from one of the suspects.
It was gathered that the local hunters stormed the Fulani huts in a reprisal attack over the killing of a farmer on March 12.
The farmer was reportedly attacked by Fulani robbers, who still killed him after his wife was able to give them N25,000.
When contacted, the state police spokesman, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the arrest of the three suspects.
Fadeyi said that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Iyaganku, Ibadan, for further investigations.