[PHOTOS]: Five Suspected Kidnappers Tormenting Ogun Community Apprehended By Police | MarvelTvUpdates

Men of the Ogun state police command have arrested members of a kidnapping ring tormenting Obada Oko and it’s environs in Ogun State.

The suspected criminals were arrested following a tip received by policemen attached to Obada Oko divisional headquarters that the men were seen on two motorcycles inside the forest at Eleja area of Obada Oko at about 8 p.m.

The DPO Obada oko division, CSP Tijani Muhammed, swiftly mobilized his men and in conjunction with other stakeholders like so safe corps, hunters and local vigilante stormed the forest where the five suspects were apprehended.

The suspects were identified as Aliu Manya, Usman Abubakar, Abayomi Olayiwola, Nasiru Muhammad and Bello Usman and Items recovered from them include 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.

Confirming their arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said while investigation was going on, a kidnap 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.

He added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the anti-kidnapping unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He also directed that other members of the gang should be hunted for and brought to justice.

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