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Police arrest suspected kidnapper and rescue victim in Ogun

Police arrest suspected Kidnapper, rescue victim in Ogun

Officers from the Ogun State Police Command on Saturday September 24 invaded the hideout of the kidnappers who had been terrorizing the Kara Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan highway lately and arrested a member of the gang of kidnappers, while a kidnapping victim, Sheu Anafi, was rescued. unscathed.

A statement released by SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson for the State Police Command, said the command’s men took the battle to the door of the thugs following a report filed at the police headquarters. Warewa Police division by a commercial driver, who reported that while driving from Ilorin in his Ford car registration LRN 596 ZY, loaded with seven passengers, on arriving at the long bridge, there was traffic, he therefore crossed the unpaved access road next to the bridge.

The commercial driver said that while crossing the said access road they were attacked by unknown gunmen who made all the passengers run in different directions in the nearby bush. He said that when they all regrouped to continue their journey, it was discovered that one of the passengers by the name of Alhaji Sheu Anafi from Okeleele area in Ilorin had been kidnapped by the thugs.

”On the report, Warewa Division Divisional Police Officer, CSP Abdul Fatai Ogunsanya conducted a joint operation consisting of men from Command Tactical Teams, Local Vigilants, Security Corps and Army men. ‘OPC for the search for the kidnapped man.

Their efforts yielded positive results when the kidnappers’ hideout was located and security guards engaged them in a shootout.

At the end of the encounter, one of the kidnappers Ibraheem Abubakar who claimed to have come from Sabonganmu-Bompai road in Kano state was arrested while others escaped with gunshot wounds to varying degrees, and the victim, 62-year-old Sheu Anafi, was rescued. unscathed.” the statement said

Oyeyemi added that the suspect confessed to being a member of a seven-man gang terrorizing the stretch of the long bridge lately.

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