9 members of a notorious kidnap syndicate terrorizing Abeokuta Ayetoro street in current time have been on Sunday April twenty fourth arrested in their hideout at Abule oba, off Ayetoro street Abeokuta by men of Ogun state Police Command, in collaboration with native hunters, so safe corps, OPC, vigilante and males of Amotekun corps.
The suspects recognized as Hammed Taiwo, Kehinde Jimoh, Umar Sanda, Sanda Aliu, Ali Morandu, Usman Abubakar, Usman Mohammed, Umaru Ahmadu and Umaru Momodu have been arrested, following a reputable intelligence gathered by policemen at Sabo/Ilupeju divisional headquarters, that Hammed Taiwo and Kehinde Jimoh who’re errand okada riders to the kidnap syndicate have been sighted somewhere in Rounder area of Abeokuta North local government.
Upon the knowledge, the DPO Sabo/Ilupeju division, SP Mustapha Opawoye, rapidly moblised his males and moved to the realm, the place the duo of Hammed Taiwo and Kehinde Jimoh have been apprehended.
On interrogation, they confessed been a part of the syndicate, however their own position is to run errands and watch the surroundings to stop legislation enforcement agents from getting to them unaware.
Their confession led to the invention of the hideout of group at Abule oba, off Ayetoro street, the place they always met after gathering ransom from their victims.
Having found the hideout, the DPO mobilized his males,so secure corps, OPC males, native hunters and males of Amotekun corps and subsequently stormed the place the place all the 9 members of the syndicate have been arrested.
Confirming their arrest, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, stated preliminary investigation revealed that, the suspects are the group terrorizing Abeokuta/Ayetoro street in recent time. A few of their victims have been capable of identified them as their abductors.
In the meantime, the state commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has expressed satisfaction concerning the intelligence-based investigation carried out by his males which led to the arrest of the hoodlums and has ordered the speedy transfer of the suspects to anti-kidnapping section of the state felony investigation and intelligence division for discreet investigation.