BREAKING: Police Arrests Suspected Kidnappers, Rescues Victim In Ekiti

By Gbenga Sodeinde

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested three suspected kidnappers of a student of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti.

In a statement, the State PPRO, (ASP) Sunday Abutu, said the success was due to prompt response of men of the command.

The statement reads in part: On 23/03/2022 at about 22:30hrs, the Command received a distress call that a student of Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) was kidnapped from Oye-Ekiti by unknown hoodlums to unknown destination.

Upon the receipt of the information, the Command’s Rapid Response Squad (RRS) immediately activated investigation and tracked the suspects to Ifelodun Hotel, Ado-Ekiti where the victim was held hostage inside one of the hotel rooms.

The victim was immediately rescued while three(3) suspects were arrested inside the hotel room, namely- Ojo Babajide, Olajide Nathaniel, both from Ondo State and Adeuyi Adetayo who claimed to be a private soldier serving in Yobe State.

However, effort is ongoing for the possible arrest of the other suspect who took to his heels and escaped arrest on sighting the Police.

The arrested suspects confessed to the commission of the crime and said that they took the victim and held him hostage for financial purpose”.  Abutu stated.

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