Oyo NSCDC Arrest 8 Suspected Kidnappers at Iseyin
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested eight kidnappers that have been terrorizing Ado Awaye, Araromi Lcda, Okaka and Otu in Itesiwsju local government area of Oyo State.
NSCDC Commandant, Mr Iskilu Akinsanya stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Ibadan.
Mr Akinsanya said The Agro Rangers squad NSCDC was contacted by one Chief Jowuro Oke-Ogun, Alhaji Baani Abubakar, that suspected kidnappers that have been operating in Ado-Awaye, Araromi Lcda, Okaka and Otu in Itesiwaju local Government and Ilero Lcda were spotted in an Hotel in Iseyin.
Mr Iskilu said the command swung into action and arrested all the suspects and they confessed to the crime levelled against them.
The NSCDC boss noted that suspects would be handed over to Oyo State Police Command Anti-Kidnapping Squad for further investigation and prosecution.
Text of NSCDC Statement
The Agro Rangers squad of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) Oyo State Command have arrested Eight(8) kidnappers that have been terrorizing Ado Awaye, Araromi Lcda, Okaka and Otu in Itesiwsju local government and Ilero in Iwa Lcda.
According to the State Commandant of NSCDC Oyo State Command, CC Iskilu Akinsanya at around 2115hrs on Thursday 20th of this month, one Chief Jowuro Oke-Ogun, Alhaji Baani Abubakar called on Agro Rangers Oke-Ogun Axis that the run-away suspected kidnappers that had been operating in Ado-Awaye, Araromi Lcda, Okaka and Otu in Itesiwaju local Government and Ilero Lcda were spotted in Bobajiroro Hotel, Oke Adeta, ISEYIN.
At the Bobajiroro Hotel Six (6) male and two(2) female Bororo suspects were arrested. During cross examination of the suspects, the trailed suspect to the scene of the arrest, Umaru Lawal M 25yrs, “m” declared that the number used in tracking him belonged to his friend. Further interrogation revealed that those numbers were stored on his phone with different codes such as 52,42,33 etc. Umaru later agreed to help the corps in getting his friend.
Meanwhile, names and identities of the suspects were giving as, Umaru Lawal 25yrs male from Ado-Awaye,(2) Umaru Saliu 27yrs m from Ado-Awaye,(3) Abase Musa 30yrs m from Odo-Ogun ISEYIN,(4) Barika Idris m from Ipapo Itesiwaju local govt,(5) Abdulahi Kanti 25yrs m from Odo-Ogun ISEYIN,(6) Boto Dengi 30yrs m from Fasola Oyo,(7) Fatimo Kiri teenager 8yrs f from Ilero,(8) Adiza Adamu 20yrs f from Ilero, Iwa Lcda.
Items recovered from the suspects included (1) Boxer red Motorcycle with ref no BDJ 580 UL(2) Boxer red Motorcycle reg no EGB 628 UF(3) 4 Tecno phones(4) 1 QUP phone(5) 2 Itel phones(6) A sum of #32,510,00 (Thirty-two thousand five hundred and ten naira). The suspects will be handed over to Oyo State Police Command Anti-Kidnapping Squad for further investigation and prosecution.
Supt Oluwole Olusegun CDPRO
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