The men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun Corps, have apprehended three notorious robbers who have been terrorizing communities in the state.
Timilehin Femi, 13, Sunday Ojo, 16, and Matti Lowe, 16, were dubbed ‘Anini,’ ‘Oyenusi,’ and ‘Monday Osunbor,’ respectively, in the criminal world.
The accused who were paraded before the headquarters of Amotekun in Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital, confessed to being daredevil armed robbers and that they had taken part in over 40 robbery operations.
Femi, also known as ‘Anini,’ said he began robbing when he was 12 years old and that his mother, Iyabo Femi, used to give him charm to keep him from being caught.
He said “I used to keep my gun inside the ceiling and sometimes I used to give it to our herbalist to keep. After robbery operations, we used to hand over the stolen goods to the herbalist who will in turn sell it. But we don’t hand over any cash to him. I have participated in about 46 operations.
On his part, Ojo, with the nickname ‘Oyenusi’ said he had lost counts of the robbery operations he had been involved in, adding that “I was given the name Oyenusi by people within my neighborhood.”
Also arrested alongside them were thee mother of Ojo, their herbalist, Kehinde Ayodele, as well as the mother of the herbalist.
Speaking on the arrest made by the agency, the Amotekun Commander, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, said “It is amazing that we have a second time armed robber who named himself Oyenusi and the first timer here is a 13-year-old and confessed that has to climb stool to keep his weapon in the ceiling and he is being empowered by the mother to guarantee that nobody could arrest him.”