A farmer, Abraham Alamu, has been arrested by officers of the
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Oyo State Command (Ogbomoso Zone) for alleged murder in Ogbomosho of a herder.
The corps public relations officer, Mr. Oluwole Olusegun in a statement stated that the suspect was arrested on Friday in Ogbomoso town after he had escaped since he allegedly murdered one Shuaib Adamu of Elega Village, Ikoyi Ogbomoso for grazing cattles on his farm.
The crime was allegedly committed at Oko Oba, Elega, Orire Local Government Area on 21th of this month.
The State Commandant of NSCDC Mr. Iskilu Akinsanya explained that the arrest was made possible with the help of the public and the Agro Rangers Squad of the command.
He said that the suspect was later handed over to the Nigeria Police, Oyo State Command for further investigations.
Items recovered from the suspect include Carpenter working tools: Scissors, Hammer, Saw, Nail remover, Mosquito net, 3 ATM cards, Two apprentice identification card, cloth, Bible, Toothbrush and Purse.