Kwara state police command has apprehended two suspected kidnappers in the state, Rafiu Ganiyu of Idi-Ogun Compound, Ganmo aged 45years and Mustapha Afolabi of Beside Ganmo, aged 42years.
The two suspects were paraded on Friday 20th of August at the Police headquarters in Ilorin, Kwara State.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi said “suspects were arrested at about 0530hrs of 20/08/2021 on a motor bike along Ganmo/Omu-Aran road by eagle-eyed Police Operatives on stop and search duty”
“When search was conducted on them, three locally made pistols and four locally made cut to size guns were found on them. On interrogation, the suspects could not give satisfactory account of themselves, fueling the suspicion that they were on a kidnapping mission”
In a similar development, Command also disclosed that it also arrested some suspected secret cult members.
“at about 0900hrs, on Wednesday, 18th of while on patrol along Malete Area, acting on an actionable intelligence that a group of suspected cultists had assembled at a location in Malete, a team of operative attached to the Command swooped on the location and nine suspects were arrested”
Said “In their statement, they confessed to be internet fraudstars/scammers. Some exotic cars, phones with Laptops were recovered from them. Suspects in both cases will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed”
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Emienbo Tuesday Assayomo psc+, has reiterated his commitment to effective policing of the state, adding that the command under his leadership would not tolerate indiscipline, extortion and laxity among personnel.
He, however assures the citizens of his readiness to respect their fundamental human rights in the course of performing our duties.