The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, has arrested eight suspected kidnappers terrorising the Itesiwaju Local Government Area and the Iwa Local Council Development Authority of Oyo State.
The Command stated that one Baani Abubakar made a distress call to the NSCDC in Oke-Ogun at around 11:15pm on Thursday,
The state Commandant of the NSCDC, Iskilu Akinsanya, disclosed in a statement that six male and two female suspects were arrested.
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The Civil Defense Chief said, “Interrogation revealed that some numbers were stored on his phone with different codes such as 52, 42, 33 etc.
“Names and identities of the suspects were given as Umaru Lawal, (male) from Ado-Awaye; Umaru Saliu, 27, (male) from Ado-Awaye; Abase Musa, 30, (male) from Odo-Ogun Iseyin; Barika Idris, (male) from Ipapo Itesiwaju Local government; Abdulahi Kanti, 25, (male) from Odo-Ogun Iseyin; Boto Dengi, 30, (male) from Fasola Oyo; Fatimo Kiri, 8, (female) from Ilero, and Adiza Adamu, 20, (female) from Ilero, Iwa LCDA.”
“Items recovered from the suspects include two red Boxer Motorcycles with registration numbers, BDJ 580 UL and EGB 628 UF; four Tecno phones sets; one QUP phone; two Itel phones; and the sum of N32,510,00.
Akinsanya said the suspects would be handed over to the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Oyo State Police Command for further investigation and prosecution.
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