OSUN STATE – SECURITY OPERATIVES ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPING, OTHER CRIMINAL OFFENSES

Written by on January 10, 2022

Four Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been arrested by the Police in Osun state for kidnapping.

They were said to have whisked a Bureau de Change operator to a bush along Ilesa road where they demanded ransom.

Nineteen other suspects were also paraded for committing various criminal offenses.

These offenses range from kidnapping, conspiracy, armed robbery, murder, cultism, and unlawful possession of firearms.

Addressing journalists, the State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode said, Ajibola Ogunibi allegedly connived with some DSS and NSCDC operatives to kidnap a Bureau de change operator and demanded ransom.

He was however given N15,000 by the operatives after the ransom was paid.

The Police also paraded seven cultists led by Tajudeen Olalekan with three pistols, live cartridges, among other dangerous weapons.

Two other suspects also shot dead a motorcyclist along Fountain University road in Osogbo and sold his motorcycle for N80,000.

According to the police, all the suspects have confessed to the crime and will be charged to court after the conclusion of investigations.

Editor: Anoyoyo Ogiagboviogie


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