*By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
Oyo State Police Command has arrest suspected kidnapper in Ibadan.
SWIndependentnews.com.ng reports that the Oyo State Police Command under the able watch of State Commissioner, CP Ngozi Onadeko fdc, has announced the arrest of kidnap suspect.
The Command also disclosed the rescue of five victims in Ibadan.
The development according to a press release that made available to SWIndependentnews.com.ng stated that on 29th June, 2021 at about 1200hrs, precedent distress call received from a concerned citizen about a suspected abduction incidence which lead to the arrest of one Emekume Augustine ‘m’ age 38 years a commercial driver, staffed at Dominion Park Management Lagos State, driving a white colored Sienna SUV, with Reg. No. GGE 61 GX, who left the park with three (3) male and two (2) female passengers supposedly en route Warri, Delta State.
The rescued victims were said to be on transit to Warri before they all slept off shortly after their take off from Lagos Commercial Motor Park before they suddenly
woke up and realised they were in Ibadan.
A copy of the statements issued and signed by the State Public Relation Officers, DSP Adewale Osifeso maintained that the victims however attested to have all slept off at some point and surprisingly woke-up to the discovery that they were in an unknown location in Oyo State, from where they started raising an alarm, demanding an explanation from the driver which resulted to the driver driving recklessly as against stopping.
The statement further stated that upon receipt of this information the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Command in collaboration with other alerted citizens, gave the vehicle a hot chase resulting to the arrest of the suspect and rescue of the victims along Odo-Ona Elewe Area, Ibadan.
DSP. Osifeso through the statement maintained that Intensive investigation has since commenced and promises to be fact revealing.
While soliciting the unflinching support of the good people of the State, in partnering with the Police in dislodging criminal elements from their abode and destabilizing criminal network, the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Ngozi Onadeko fdc wishes to assure the law abiding citizens in the State of the Command’s unalloyed preparedness in curbing crime and criminality in the State to further boast the already existing atmosphere of peace and tranquility enjoyed by all and sundry.