Notorious Herdsman, Wakili Reportedly Returns To Police Custody After Leaving Hospital

Notorious herdsman who was apprehended by men of Oodua Peoples Congress, Iskilu Wakili has reportedly left the hospital for the Oyo State Police Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan on Tuesday, WITHIN NIGERIA learnt.

Hours after Iskilu Wakili was apprehended and handed over to the police, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo state directed that the notorious herdsman should be taken to the hospital for treatment.

The police disclosed that three persons who were apprehended alongside Iskilu Wakili are currently undergoing interrogation by the police.

The notorious herdsman, Wakili had regained consciousness, contrary to the forlorn look he wore in a viral video when he was apprehended by the OPC members.

Speaking with reporters through an interpreter, he recounted people stormed his residence.

He said he had though the people who besieged his residence were Amotekun operatives, adding that before he could make any move, he was whisked by OPC members.

He denied committing any crime, saying, people who have evidence or facts about any crime he had committed should make it public.

Wakilin, who said he recently returned from Cotonou where he had gone for medical treatment for two weeks did not disclose the ailment.

He said he had though the people who besieged his residence were Amotekun operatives, adding that before he could make any move, he was whisked by OPC members.

He denied committing any crime, saying, people who have evidence or facts about any crime he had committed should make it public.

Wakilin, who said he recently returned from Cotonou where he had gone for medical treatment for two weeks did not disclose the ailment.

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He confirmed that the OPC men took him to Ayete Police station where he was handed over to the police. He did not say he was beaten or tortured by the OPC.

Wakili said he had also fallen victim of kidnapping, alleging that two of his children were kidnapped and he paid ransom to secure their release.

CP Onadeko said any resident with proven evidence of atrocities against the suspects should come forward for proper investigation.

She added that the detained members of OPC were in custody undergoing interrogation.

On the seven Yoruba suspects arrested in the aftermath of the Shasha crisis, the commissioner said they were nabbed by officers of the Nigerians Army and only handed over to the police for prosecution.

Onadeko confirmed that the suspects have been charged to court, urged the residents to desist from ethnic profiling.

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