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Police Arrest Abductors of Ogun Students, Monarch

Police Arrest Abductors of Ogun Students, Monarch
  • PublishedApril 29, 2021

The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Police Command, Edward Ajogun has arrested the suspected kidnappers of students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ayetoro campus and a community leader, Chief Tajudeen Omotayo.

Recall that OSUN DEFENDER reported that two female students of OOU were abducted on March 14, 2021, at their hostel.

Chief Omotayo, a community leader was kidnapped on his way from a meeting in Ijebu-Ode on March 20, and later released after ransom was paid to the abductors.

The Commissioner paraded the suspects alongside suspected armed robbers at the police headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta on Wednesday, April 28, and added that they were apprehended two days after the students were released.

The suspects, Umaru Usman, Mohammed Bello, and Babuga Abubakar, 40, also confessed to have masterminded many kidnap cases in the Ayetoro, Olorunda, and Imeko areas.

CP Ajogun disclosed that the suspects confessed that they were behind the kidnap of a doctor and a nurse on the Abeokuta-Imeko Road.

“They admitted to the kidnap of the two Olabisi Onabanjo University students in Ayetoro. They confessed that a female doctor and a nurse were kidnapped on 7th of April 2021 along with Olubo village along Abeokuta -Imeko road by them,” he stated.

Also, they confessed to the kidnapping of one Mrs. Yemi Ojedapo at Olodo village, who they eventually killed because she recognized them.

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