Police Nab Self-Kidnappers in Ekiti
On the 31/12/2020 at about 1830hrs, one Mrs Aladejana Aderonke came to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Office and reported that her cousin, one Adelusi Adeweye was kidnapped on the same date along Ado – iyin Ekiti Road.
She further narrated that the Kidnappers were calling through the GSM number of the supposed victim and were demanding for the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand naira (#250,000) as ransom.
Upon receipt of the report, the RRS swung into action by deploying a special team for thorough investigation for possible arrest of the culprits.
In the process, four suspects, Yusuf Hassan, Yakubu Usani, Agboola Damilola, including he faked victim Adelusi Adeweye, were arrested at about 2200hrs inside the bush between iworoko and ifaki Ekiti.
During interrogation, the four suspects arrested confessed to have conspired and faked the kidnapping of Adelusi Adeweye in order to get some money from the family members for the new year.
Investigation is ongoing for further findings. As soon as it is concluded, the suspects arrested shall be charged to Court for prosecution.
The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP TUNDE MOBAYO hereby, calls on the members of the public to be wary of the people around their various Communities and promptly report any criminal case or suspected person or group of persons found in their neighborhood to the nearest Police Station for timely action.
ASP ABUTU SUNDAY
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FoR COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
EKITI STATE COMMAND.