A member of the Oyo State chapter of the Amotekun Corps, identified as Ibrahim Ogundele, has been arrested for shooting a policeman in the thigh in Oyo town.


The incident happened at the Sanga area of Oyo at the weekend.


The suspect who works at Isale Oyo allegedly shot Mr. Fatai Yekini, a special police constabulary attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, Oyo town.


Police spokesman Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi said the incident occurred when police officers at Ojongbodu Division were responding to calls to dislodge youths holding a carnival despite warning.


He said the Amotekun Corps personnel has been detained at the police station.


Yekini is reportedly receiving treatment at the Oyo State General Hospital, Owode, Oyo.

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