Suspected Kidnappers Of Ogun Monarch, OOU Students Arrested By Police

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested some suspected kidnappers of a community leader, Chief Tajudeen Omotayo and some students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro area part if the state.

The two female students of the university and monarch were abducted on March 14 and 20 respectively in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

The monarch was later released after an undisclosed amount was paid to the kidnappers as ransom.

The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, paraded the suspects on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Ogun State Police Command in Abeokuta.

The Commissioner said that the suspects confessed that they were behind the kidnap of a doctor and a nurse on the Abeokuta-Imeko Road.

The suspects are Umaru Usman, Mohammed Bello, and Babuga Abubakar were said to have confessed to a series of kidnap cases in the Ayetoro, Olorunda, and Imeko areas.

“They confessed that a female doctor and a nurse were kidnapped on the 7th of April 2021 along with Olubo village along Abeokuta-Imeko road by them.

“They also confessed to kidnapping one Mrs. Yemi Ojedapo at Olodo village, who painfully, they had to kill because she recognized them.

“One Babuga Abubakar who is their informant confessed that he supplied information on victims to the gang for ease of operation,” Mr. Ajogun said.

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