Crime

Police Kill Two Suspected Kidnappers In Ogun State

Two suspected kidnappers have been shot dead by men and officers of Ogun state police during a gun battle in Itori area of Ewekoro local government. 

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed this to newsmen in a statement in Abeokuta.

Mr. Oyeyemi explained that the suspects with face masks were sighted hibernating in a bush at the back of ICT Polytechnic Itori by the anti-robbery team of Ewekoro division. 

He said the suspects engaged the policemen in gun battle where two members of the syndicate were gunned down while others escaped with varying degrees of gunshot injuries. 

The command’s spokesman noted that one locally fabricated shot gun, two live cartridges, two battle axes, empty shells of AK 47 riffle ammunition, three android phones, two small phones, 8 pairs of slippers and two school bags. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Ajogun who commended the gallant display of his men directed a massive manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang. 

Olusegun Folarin

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