Crime

Ogun Police Apprehend Man For Impersonation, Kidnapping

Police in Ogun state have arrested a suspect for impersonation and kidnapping a military officer in Odo Pako Ota, in Ado-odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.

The suspect, Waliu Oloyede was arrested after the policeman attached to Sango Ota divisional headquarters got a report an army officer was having issues with vigilante men in the area.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement in Abeokuta that the suspect was arrested in full military camouflage uniform with the rank of W02 while attempting to snatch a gun from a Vigilante man.

Mr. Oyeyemi explained that the suspect suspect in company of his colleagues had abducted W/o2 military officer at about half past eleven in the evening of 16th July 2021and took him to their hideouts in Alagbado, Lagos State where all his belongings including his uniform were collected.

The command spokesman who said the victim escaped noted that the suspect decided to use the uniform to perpetrate heinous acts before he was arrested. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to anti-kidnapping unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.

Mr. Ajogun also ordered a massive manhunt his other accomplice with the view to bring them to justice 

Olusegun Folarin

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