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Ogun police busts kidnap syndicate, arrests five

 Ogun police busts kidnap syndicate, arrests five 

Suspected kidnappers

Ogun State Police Command. Suspected kidnappers. Arrested five members of a kidnap syndicate, terrorizing Obada Oko and its environs.


The suspects, Aliu Manya, Usman Abubakar, Abayomi Olayiwola, Nasiru Muhammad and Bello Usman were said to be arrested, following an information received by policemen attached to Obada Oko Divisional headquarters that the men were sighted on two motorcycle inside forest at Eleja area of Obada Oko at about 8 p.m.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi sid upon the information, the DPO Obada Oko Division, CSP Tijani Muhammed, quickly mobilized his men and in conjunction with other stakeholders like hunters and local vigilante, stormed the forest where the five suspects were apprehended.

“Recovered from them are illicit drugs such as packs of tramadol, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, three cutlasses, eskay and two motorcycles with registration number MEK 504 VC and ODE 423 VC as well as cash sum of seventy three thousand naira.

“While the investigation was going on, a kidnapped victim who was earlier kidnapped and released came forward to identify the suspects as those that kidnapped him.

“His brother, who took ransom money to them also identified two amongst the suspects as those who collected the money from him for the release of his brother,” Oyeyemi said.

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