Friday, 10 June 2022

Owo Church Massacre:Alleged Suspects Arrested In Ondo


 

Suspected attackers of the St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, have been reportedly arrested.

A trending video shows a crowd protesting within the palace of the Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye.

One of them could be heard saying: “They want to take them (suspects) to Akure. The youths are angry.”


Gunmen, last Sunday, invaded the church and murdered several worshippers, including women and children in Ondo.


The death toll has hit 40, with others injured still at the hospital receiving treatment.

The Police had confirmed that some of the assailants disguised as congregants and fired shots from AK-47 rifles.

The security agency also announced that three unexploded Improvised Explosive Device at the scene (IEDs) were recovered

In another video seen by CKN News, the mamooth were seen being addressed by the traditional ruler of the area the Olowo of Olowo who asked for calm. 

The Security Council after its meeting on Thursday accused ISWAP of being behind the attack 


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