Following a petition received from the Dada Gbabi family of Gbayunre village in Ado Odo Ota Local council of Ogun state, concerning land grabbing. The Ogun State Police Command has arrested three land grabbing syndicate.
In the petition, the family stated that a group of land grabbers led by one Joseph Ayodele, invaded their village with dangerous weapons and chased out the family from their landed property, situated at Atan Ayunre area and forcefully occupied the village.
“In compliance with the CP’s directive, Muhammed detailed a team of detectives to the scene where three members of the syndicate were apprehended, while others, including their leader, Ayodele Joseph, who has been on the wanted list of the Command in connection with series of land grabbing cases in Ado Odo Ota and its environs, took to their heels.
“One of the suspects, Kola Owolabi, had once been arrested for snatching a rifle from an officer, but was overpowered, and he was subsequently charged to court and remanded in prison custody.
However the leader of the group, Ayodele Joseph, has been asked to present himself SCID in Abeokuta.