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Police Arrests 5 Suspected Kidnappers in Ekiti

Ekiti State Police Command has confirmed arrest of five suspected kidnappers in the state.

However, it was not stated whether the kidnappers were in connection with the killing of two monarch.

According to a statement by the Police spokesman in Ekiti, DSP Su day Abutu the suspects were arrested in a forest.

The statement reads:”In a bid to flush out criminal elements especially kidnappers out of the State, a combined team of the POLICE, NSCDC, AMOTEKUN, O.P.C and LOCAL HUNTERS today being 30/01/2024 embarked on a bush combing operation through Oke-Osun, Ikere/Igbo-Okah to the thick forest around Iju/Ikere boundary.

“During the Operation, five suspected kidnappers namely- USMAN JELILI, MOHAMMED BANDE, ABUBAKAR ALIU, ISAH ABDULAHI and SULEIMAN ABDULAHI were arrested.

“During interogation, the suspects claimed to be herdsmen but it was later discovered that none of them has a cattle and no cattle was found with them in the forest where they were arrested.

“The following items were found with them in the forest; Two Motorcycles, one cutlass, one jack knife/ dagger and four phones.

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