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Man Kidnaps Military Officer In Ogun, Assumes His Identity After Stealing His Uniform, Phones, Others




A person has been arrested by the police command in Ogun State for kidnapping a navy officer and stealing his uniform, Automated Teller Machine (ATM) playing cards and different belongings. 

In keeping with the police, the suspect and his colleagues reportedly kidnapped a W/O 2 navy officer round 11:30 pm on Friday and took him to their hideout in Alagbado, Lagos State, the place they stripped him of his uniform, and stole his id card, cell phones and and three Automated Teller Machine (ATM) playing cards.

The suspect was arrested at Odo Pako Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Native Authorities space of Ogun State. 

The suspect, Waliu Oloyede, was arrested following a misery name obtained by the Divisional Police Officer of Sango Ota Divisional Headquarters, CSP Godwin Idehai, that native vigilantes had been having issues with a military officer within the space.

After receiving the report, the DPO was stated to have led his staff to the scene the place the suspect, who wearing full navy camouflage with the rank of W/02, was seen.

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated the suspect, who paraded himself in navy uniform “couldn’t give passable account of himself and was apprehended and delivered to the station.”

Oyeyemi acknowledged that the suspect, who was stated to have tried to grab a dane gun from a vigilante, was unable to offer account of how he received the navy uniform, or tackle of the unit the place he’s serving, therefore he was detained for impersonation.

“Whereas in detention, police received info that the suspect and others at giant kidnapped a W/O2 navy officer at about 11:30 pm of sixteenth July 2021 and took him to their hideout in Alagbado, Lagos State, the place he was stripped of his uniform, they collected his id card, his three ATM playing cards and telephone earlier than the sufferer escaped from them,” Oyeyemi instructed DAILY POST on Monday.

Oyeyemi stated, “It was the sufferer’s uniform the suspect placed on to commit one other crime earlier than he was arrested.”

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