Two persons suspected to be involved in the attack by herdsmen on Oke Ako village in Ekiti State on May 20, have been remanded in prison by an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court.
Police Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, who made this known on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti, said the suspects, Usman Salihu, 50, and Abubakar Auta, 52, were earlier arraigned in court for murder and causing grievous bodily harm.
Two persons died in the attack while three others who were injured, are still receiving treatment in separate private hospitals in Ikole Ekiti and Ado Ekiti.
Mr. Adeyemi said the suspects were consequently remanded in prison till September, pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution.
PREMIUM TIMES gathered that peace had returned to the village, even though security operatives were still stationed there.
Meanwhile, the councilor representing Ipao-Oke Ako-Irele ward, Segun Kehinde, has appealed to those who fled the town during the attack to return in the light of the stable security situation.
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