CRIME

Police arrest Nine kidnappers in Ekiti

Police in Ekiti have nabbed nine suspected kidnappers in Ago Aduloju area of Ado-Ekiti.

This was disclosed by the Spokesperson of the Ekiti State Police Command, ASP Sunday Abutu in a statement.

He noted that the arrest is part of efforts by the police to rid the state of criminal elements. He added that the police swung into action based on intelligence gathering and were able to arrest the hoodlums in the forests.

“Following intelligence led surveillance activities, the command operatives on April 29, at about 13:00hrs, bombarded Ago Aduloju Forest, Ado-Ekiti.

“During the operation, 9 suspects, namely- Hassan Mesaje, Dagogo Nadahi, Saidi Laun, Abubakar Usman, Lawal Abdullahi, Usman Ibrahim, Idris Ahmed, Usman Abubakar and Dahiru Adamu were arrested while others took to their heels.

“It also seeks the support and cooperation of all and sundry through the provision of timely and useful information to the police, adding that the suspects arrested would be made to face the wrath of the law,” Abutu added.

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