The Ondo State Security Agency codenamed Operation Amotekun , on Monday, said it had arrested no fewer than six suspected hoodlums , who allegedly took part in the looting and arson that occurred in the aftermath of # EndSARS protests in the state .
The # EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums who torched two police stations , the National Correctional Service Centre in Okitipupa , a high court building and some other buildings which included the state secretariats of the All Progressives Congress and that of the Peoples Democratic Party in Akure , the state capital .
The corps stated that the suspects were arrested in various parts of the state . It gave the names of some of the arrested persons as Femi Ibine , Oyewole Olayeye , Omotubora Iyanuoluwa and Olamiju Sunday.
Speaking on the development , the commandant of the security agency in the state , Adetunji Adeleye , said the suspects were arrested with exhibits linking them with the looting , arson and attacks that happened in the state .
The commandant listed items recovered from the suspects to include police cardigan , police boots, motorcycles , and rifle .He said , “ The items recovered from the suspects suggested that they ( suspects ) participated in the burning of police stations in the state . ”
Adeleye said the suspects , would be handed over to the relevant security agency for further investigation and prosecution , adding that efforts were ongoing to arrest other looters and arsonists in the state
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