An unregistered truck transporting some persons from the northern part of the country has been intercepted by the Osun State Police Command.
The command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, in Osogbo in statement on Tuesday, disclosed that 14 males who could not give a reasonable purpose for their coming to the state, were arrested on Monday.
According to Opalola, the interception became possible due to information via intelligence sources.
The suspects, according to her, were intercepted at the Oke-Odo area of the state on Monday around 3:30 pm.
The statement also revealed that 12 motorcycles suspected to be stolen were also recovered from them.
The statement reads, “Arrest of suspected persons 15/8/2022 at about 1530hrs upon information received that one unregistered truck was conveying some suspected persons from the Northern party of the country to the state.
“The suspected truck was intercepted by Oke Odo policemen and while a search was conducted, fourteen (14) men who could not give the reasonable purpose of their coming to the state were arrested.
“Twelve (12) suspected stolen motorcycles recovered.
“Suspects and exhibits were later handed over to the State CID for discreet investigation/profiling.
“Further information will be communicated in due time,” the statement concluded.