Obaship Tussle: Twists as DSS Operatives Arrest Two Persons in Ogun

James Sowole in Abeokuta

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested two persons, Fatai Ajibola and Sunday Oyero, for their alleged involvement in the crisis that engulfed Agisasa community in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The twist of the arrest was the controversy on whether the suspects were arrested within or outside  the  premises of the state High Court in Ilaro, Yewa South LGA.

The suspects had, prelude to their arrest, appeared  before Justice A. Shobayo in a case of arson among others, instituted against them over obaship crisis in the community.

While a report said that the two were arrested within the court premises contrary to the order of Justice Shobayo that no arrest should be made within the court, a source within the secret police disclosed that the arrest of the duo was effected outside the court by operatives of the Command.

The source said: “Contrary to reports making the round, it is untrue that they were arrested within the court premises.

“The duo got apprehended in their vehicles outside the court while attempting to flee.”

It has been reported that the suspects, had been involved in widespread acts of violence in Agosasa while attempting to install one Sunday Abogunrin as the community monarch against Ogun State  Government approved Azeez Akinpelu, resulting in killings and free use of weapons on innocent locals therein.

Source has it that the suspects were being held at the state Command of the DSS in Abeokuta for further investigation.

The source said: “Both Ajibola and Oyero were alleged  to have severally sponsored  series of violent attacks at Agosasa prior to and in the aftermath of  Akinpelu’s official coronation leaving the community in despair, thereby necessitating several invitations by the DSS which got rebuffed by duo as they often escape to neighbouring Benin Republic after allegedly committing the crime.

The source said the agency moved in to effect their arrest sequel to hint about their presence in Nigeria territory.

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