4 men, Adewale Abimbola, Monday Benzon, Mukaila Azeez and Shodeinde Oluwafemi, were on Wednesday arrested for murder.
The men were said to have allegedly murdered one Sidikatu Onasanya, 52, at Imoro.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state’s police PRO, explained that the men were arrested following a report from one of the children of the deceased, Wasiu Onasanya. Wasiu, had lodged a complaint stating that the men had stormed his village and attacked him with dangerous weapons.
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“He stated further that while they were making effort to abduct him, his mother, Sidikatu Onasanya, attempted to prevent them from taking him, but they pushed her. She fell and became unconscious and later died.
Following a shootout between the men and police who had been called to help Wasiu, they all four suspects were arrested, while others escaped into the nearby bush. 23 expended and two live cartridges were recovered from them