Three Suspected kidnap Gang Members Apprehended
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Three suspected members of a kidnap gang have been nabbed in Ogun.
These three unscrupulous individuals were nabbed by men of the Ogun State Police Command and per what we gathered, they have been terrorizing commuters along Lagos/Ibadan express way.
This was confirmed in a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi.
The suspects were Nathaniel Jacob who is 24 years old from Nasarawa State, Isah Danladi who is 22years old from Kogi State, and Abubakar Rabiu who is 23 years old from Niger State.
They were reportedly arrested at Fidiwo area along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and the arrest came after a tipoff from some hunters,
The statement read in part;
”The hunters quickly alerted the police, who rallied other stakeholders such as so safe corps, hunters group and stormed the Fidiwo Alapako bush.
On sighting the police, the suspects took to their heels in the bush, but luck ran out of the three and they were subsequently apprehended, while three others escaped with their arms.
On interrogation, the suspects confessed to have been in the bush for the past ten days, waiting for a convenient opportunity to strike. It took them that long because of the heavy presence of policemen in the stretch of the expressway. They stated further that, they are six in number that make up the gang and that the escaped three are in possession of their arms.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the gang was responsible for the series of kidnappings along the expressway. Recovered from them are cutlasses which they claimed were seized from farmers they saw in their farms.”