Operatives of Ondo State security outfit, Amotekun, have arrested 18 suspects with dangerous weapons concealed in bags of tiger nuts and under the seats of three buses.
Parading the suspects in Akure, the state Commander of Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye said: “Two of the three buses, which stormed the state, escaped.
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The dangerous weapons intercepted include guns, 500 pieces of daggers and different sizes of knives that were secretly concealed in bags filled with tiger nuts.
It was learnt that the suspects were chased by the personnel of Amotekun and apprehended in Ondo town.
They reportedly took off from Katsina State in three 18-seater passenger buses before arriving in the state on Thursday.