The Ondo State Police Command has arrested three suspects, who were found with live ammunition and charms in Akure, the state capital.
According to the police authorities, the suspects were arrested on Sunday, April 4, by operatives on stop-and-search patrol along Ala Road in Akure.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Tee Leo Ikoro, while speaking with journalists, stated that the suspects were arrested for unlawful possession of ammunition.
The PPRO disclosed that the suspects, who were on a motorcycle, were seen with charms during the Easter celebration, near the forests in the Ala area of the town.
He gave their names as Salisu Abdullahi, Mamuda Adamu and Tijani Alilu.
The PPRO added that on interrogation as to what they were doing with charms, the suspects were unable to satisfactorily explain themselves.
He noted that the development “attested to the pro-activeness of the Command to protecting lives and property of citizens”.
Ikoro added that investigations are still ongoing on the matter and urged residents to be security-conscious and report any strange movement of persons in their respective domains to the police for onward action.