Crime

Police Parade Six Herdsmen for Alleged Murder, Kidnapping

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 2 Command, Mr. Ahmed Iliyasu hàs paraded six suspected herdsmen for murder and abduction.

They were allegedly responsible for multiple kidnapping and killing of a yet-to-be-identified driver during an attempt to abduct a police inspector on the Ayetoro-Abeokuta Expressway in the Yewa area of Ogun State.

Mr. Iliyasu at a press briefing at the command headquarters in Onikan, Lagos explained that the driver was conveying a woman when he suddenly realised that an ambush had been laid by the herdsmen, but while attempting to escape, one of the suspects shot him dead.

The assistant Inspector General of Police said that the suspects mounted a roadblock on the Ayetoro-Abeokuta Road in Yewa, during which a police inspector ran into them. 

He hinted that the suspect also manhandled the victims.

Mr. Illiyasu also revealed that ransom were paid by relatives of the kidnapped female inspector and others taken to the forest for three days before they were released.

He identified the suspects as Adamu Saliu, Ibrahim Mohammed, Abubakar Sadiq, Tambaye Mohammed, Adamu Sulaiman; and Akanni Musa.

The Zone Two Command of the Nigeria police covering Lagos and Ogun Stars also paraded a suspected fraudster, Sylvester Ehiarinmian for allegedly defrauding a lady based in United States of America.

Wale Oluokun

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