Nigeria: In Ekiti, police parade four suspected kidnappers and others
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
The Magistrate of Police, Ekiti State Order, Dare Ogundare, on Friday paraded 16 suspects captured for different crimes including four men who were seized supposedly for abducting exercises in the Oke Ako region of the state and portions of Kwara State.
Ogundare, who guaranteed that the order under him would continuously ascend to its liability to play out its obligatory and legal obligation of insurance of lives and properties of blameless residents, said that the suspects would be charged to court on fruition of Examinations.
According to the CP, Abu Hassan, more commonly referred to as Danger, and Abubakar Sodiq, notorious kidnappers who have been terrorizing innocent citizens around the Iyemero/Oke-Ako/Irele/Ipao-Ekiti Axis, were arrested by the police in Ekiti in conjunction with the Kogi State Police Command.
Ogundare, who said grab casualties in the Oke Aki hub recognized Risk, said “One privately made single barrel weapon and two live cartridges were recuperated from the suspects. The pursuit of additional fleeing suspects for possible arrest is ongoing.
Ogundare said that agents of the order likewise captured One Umar Hassan and Yusuf Lawal for supposedly raging Ayenco region, Eda-Ile-Ekiti and grabbing one Ajayi Mary Olajumoke, who was delivered after a payment was purportedly paid, adding “endless supply of the suspects, two cutlasses and a money amount of N82,200, which was essential for the payoff gathered, were recuperated from them.
He added that Ismaila, Komolafe, and Aladegoke were among the paraded suspects. They were arrested during a stop-and-frisk operation on the Aramoko-Efon highway when a Toyota Bus carrying the three suspects was stopped.
He stated, “Different electric cables were discovered after searching the bus’s boot.” The suspects admitted during questioning that they had taken the cables that were found with the transformer that connected Isinbode Ekiti and vandalized it.