Scores of Bandits Nabbed, Indian hemp Farm Destroyed In Kogi By Local Hunters

EMERGENCY DIGEST– Four bandits specialized in terrorizing motorists within Okene- Lokoja road have been arrested by hunters in Okehi Local Government Area of the State.

The hunters in a night raid also destroyed the indian hemp farm belonging to the suspected criminals.

A Facebook post by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor of Kogi State, Onogwu Mohammed, on Sunday explained that the suspected criminals turned the forest into Indian hemp farm.

The post also revealed that the suspected bandits train special breed of dogs to ward off anyone coming into their territory, thus making the area inaccessible for security personnel.

According to Onogwu, during the raid, four of the bandits were arrested, while ten of their guard dogs were killed.

The Chief Press Secretary, while quoting the Chairman of Okehi Local Government Area, Hon Abdulraheem Ohiare who led the operation, warned that Kogi State is a no go area for criminal elements.

He added that the State Government will continue to hunt down criminal elements found within the State.

 

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