Crimes/Tragedy

Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper in Kwara

By Our Correspondent, Ilorin

Kwara State Police Commissioner, Tuesday Assayomo

Police in kwara State said it had arrested a suspected kidnapper hibernating in forest within Kosubosu in Baruten Local Government Area of the State.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Kwara State Police Command Public Relations Officer, okasanmi Ajayi (SP) in Ilorin on Friday.

“Acting on an impeccable intelligence, a team of detectives headed by the Divisional Police Officer, Kosubosu, assisted by local vigilante, stormed the forest within Kosubosu in Baruten axis, in search of some suspected Kidnappers hybanating within the forest.

“Consequently, diligent search of the bushes by the police and vigilante team led to the arrest of one Mohammed Alo ‘M’ a Benin republic citizen, recovered from him includes: one locally made gun, one machete, one Jack knifeTwo telephone handsets of different make, one Bluetooth, Cash sum of two million, three hundred thousand naira (N2.300,000:00).

“The suspect confessed to being a member of a transborder Kidnapping gang, whose other gang members are now in Benin Republic.

“The suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.” Ajayi said in the statement.

Edited by Felix Ajide

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