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Police arrest nine suspected kidnappers in Ekiti forest



The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested 9 suspected kidnappers allegedly terrorising the state. 


The State Police of Commissioner, CP Moronkeji Adesina, who disclosed this in an announcement issued by spokesperson of the command, ASP Sunday Abutu, on Tuesday, Could 2, mentioned the suspects had been arrested in a forest at In the past Aduloju in Ado-Ekiti, following a tip off from members of the general public. 


These arrested had been: Hassan Mesaje, Dagogo Nadahi, Saidi Laun, Abubakar Usman, Lawal Abdullahi, Usman Ibrahim, Idris Ahmed, Usman Abubakar and Dahiru Adamu.


The assertion mentioned some members of  the legal gang fled in the course of the operation, assuring that the police had been  on their path.


Explaining how the operation was undertaken, the CP mentioned following intelligence gathering and  surveillance actions, the Command operatives, on twenty ninth of  April, 2022, at about 1pm bombarded the sprawling  forest at In the past Aduloju, alongside Ijan highway, in Ado-Ekiti , the place the hoodlums attacked the operatives with harmful weapons.


“As a part of the continuing strategic effort of the Ekiti State Police Command to rid the State of legal components with the intention of making certain the safety of lives and properties of the great folks of Ekiti State, the Command operatives closely bombarded huge forest identified to be habouring bandits within the State,”  he said. 


“One of many operatives sustained critical harm in an try to arrest the suspects. These arrested had been rounded up and we’re on the search of those who ran away. The lengthy arm of the legislation shall meet up with them”, the CP vowed.


Adesina whereas assuring residents  that the Command won’t relent in its struggle towards crimes and criminalities within the State, sought the assist and cooperation of one and all via the availability of well timed and helpful data to the police.


The police boss added that the suspects arrested can be arraigned in court docket sooon. 

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