The police in Ogun State have arrested two herdsmen.
It was alleged that the herdsmen robbed and defiled a teenager.
The suspects were identified by the police as Abu Adamu and Muhammadu Aliyu.
- A statement by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, on Sunday, revealed that the suspects were arrested after a distress call received by the police at Ewekoro Divisional Headquarters at about 1 am.
Oyeyemi said the armed herdsmen had invaded a farm settlement at Afowowa Gbelu village in Ewekoro, attacking a family residing in the farm settlement.
According to him, the suspects ransacked the house of one Aminat Okeshola and made away with cash of N140k
After this, they were said to have taken a 16-year-old daughter of the family to the cassava plantation and took turns to defile her.
It was learnt that policemen from Ewekoro division went to the farm settlement and arrested two of the suspects who hid in a nearby bush at the sight of the policemen.
The third suspect with them reportedly escaped.