The Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named: ‘Amotekun Corps’ has recently apprehended 3 Chinese nationals, presumed to be unlawful miners in Osun.
DAILY POST reports that the sting operation was a follow-up on a knowledge report, which suggested that unlawful mining activities were being executed within the neighborhood.
The Amotekun boss later on turned over the 3 Chinese Nationals to Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, late Thursday evening.
As at the time of filing this report, the Chinese Nationals were yet to present their working permit as well as other documents asked for by the Police.
Speaking to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Yemisi Opalola, she stated the case has actually been sent to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), incorporating that investigation has seriously begun.
The Corps, in the course of a sting operation led by its Director-General, Amitolu Shittu, raved Ido-oko, a rural community in Ilesa axis and likewise nabbed 20 natives.
The Nigerians arrested ‘ at the site include 16 northerners with 4 southerners, as a serving senator in the state, Francis Fadahaunsi was allegedly fingered in the sabotage, through an Abuja-based entrepreneur, widely called Eng. Paul.
DAILY POST found out that the Chinese Nationals were later on transferred to the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) in the Command.
Source: DAILY POST