Tension in Osun community as bandits demand N20 million, threaten to kill residents

Posted by News Express | 25 June 2021 | 1,322 times

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Residents of Olofa way, Ofatedo community in Egbedore Local Government Area, Osun State are living in palpable fear after some suspected bandits threatened to invade the community and kill them all.

It was gathered that the bandits informed the residents in a handwritten letter on three pieces of papers dropped at strategic places in the community.

The three letters written in English and Yoruba languages read: ”We are informing you that we are coming to invade your community and we are visiting every household or contribute N20 million to your community chairman when we come, you will hand it over to us.”

Others read: “We will kill all the hunters that attempt to waylay us, we are coming fully armed and your security will be killed.”

It was gathered following the discovery of the letters; residents of the area have been living in fear with some already relocating.

The Field Commandant of Osun Amotekun, Amitolu Shittu, confirmed the development and called for calm in the area noting the outfit has beefed up security in the area.

(The Nation)

Source: News Express

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