Oyo Amotekun, Operation Burst Raids Iseyin – One Dead, Nine Others Arrested
One notorious hoodlum, simply identified as Musiliudeen Gbolagade, popularly known as MC, was on Monday, gunned down by a combined team of operatives of Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun and Operation Burst in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
EGALITARIAN VOICE NEW gathered that the middle aged ‘MC’ alongside his accomplices, had been fingered in many robberies and gun duels in Isalu community, which many residents were of the view that he engaged in kidnapping and other notorious cases in the area.
Investigation further revealed that he was feared by the rural dwellers, where he reigned as a leading thug, forcefully collecting rents from shop owners, landlords and business owners.
It was reported that the victim allegedly shot one of the security men during the raid of his hideout, before being shot to death, while his corpse had been deposited at the Oketapemo Police station for onward movement to Ibadan, the state capital.
According to PUNCH News, when contacted on phone, the state Commandant of Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju confirmed it, saying, “Yes, it was true.
We have neutralized him. It was a combined team of Amotekun and the Police, Operation Burst.
“He had committed so many atrocities, crimes in the area. Even this Monday morning, he engaged security personnel in gun duel and they gunned him down.” He confirmed.
Nine of his gangs are also arrested on the scene.