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Police parade 15 robbers, kidnappers in Ogun

Police parade 15 robbers, kidnappers in Ogun
Police parade 15 robbers, kidnappers in Ogun

The police in Ogun State have paraded 15 suspects arrested in connection with armed robbery, kidnapping and murder.

The commissioner of police in the state, Lanre Bankole, who paraded the suspects, said they were arrested during various operations.

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He said five suspects: Morufu Abiodun, Fisayo Aliu, Usman Adeyemi, Duada Lekan and Afeez Adesina, were arrested on March 16, during a robbery along Ogere Road.

According to him, they had snatched a Toyota Corolla, but his operatives busted them and arrested five, while others fled.

Mr Bankole further disclosed that the operatives also arrested Sulaimon Mohammed and Jato Bello over kidnapping, including two siblings, Esther and David Kehinde, who were abducted at Ayetoro.

The CP also said the command apprehended Chidi Samuel and Paul Zakari for murder.

He explained that Samuel and Zakari who were co-founders of a Christian fellowship group, Life Builders Network, had taken seven youths to an isolated area in Oyan village via Imala for a Bible study and fellowship, and that while in the area one of the youths whose parents had reported missing fell ill and later died, with the suspects burying her in a shallow grave.

Bankole reiterated the command’s commitment to nip criminal activities in the bud in the state.

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