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Police arrest 14 goats in Osun

08 March 2016, 21:37

Osogbo - The Nigeria Police Force in Osun State on Monday intercepted a vehicle loaded with 14 goats in Ede, the headquarters of Ede South Local Government Area of the state.

The police later detained the goats while the driver of the vehicle ran away.

It was gathered that a police team sighted the vehicle at Sekona junction in Ede, around 1:00a.m on Monday.

Also read: 11 cattle rustlers killed in crackdown

The driver, however, defied the police order to stop and tried to evade arrest.

The police team chased the driver, who later abandoned the vehicle and escaped before the police could catch up with him.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Folasade Odoro while confirming the incident said the goats were detained as exhibits and that the matter was under investigation.

She said the goats would remain in the police custody until the owners showed up to offer explanation on the suspicious movement of the goats.

- News 24


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