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Owo youths accuse Police of indiscriminate arrest, extortion

By Dayo Johnson

Akure—SOME aggrieved youths in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Thursday, stormed major streets protesting against alleged indiscriminate arrests, extortion and harassment by men of the State Police Special Anti-Cultism Squad.

The aggrieved youths, at about 8am, marched to the palace of Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi to intimate him of the development.

Armed with placards with inscriptions such as “We need help, not hurt”, Anti-Cultists squad are scammers, not security agents” and “No more innocent arrest in our land”.

Addressing the protesters, the Ojomo of Ijebu Owo land, Oba Kofoworola Oladoyinbo appealed against the break down of law and order.

Oba Oladoyinbo promised to intervene in the matter and bring a lasting solution to it.


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