Osun State Police Command detectives have arrested two kidnappers suspected to be terrorising the people of Osogbo, the State Capital.
According to the Command, the suspects; Ayo Sunday (26) and Dare Ojo (20) were arrested in their hideout at Imo in Ilesa, after successfully rescuing their victims; Semowo Abayomi (35).
The State Police Commissioner, Alhaji Abubakar Marafa confirmed the incident through the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mrs. Folasade Odoro (DSP).
A Mazda 323 saloon car with registration number Bayelsa NEM 619GT, a pomp action and a cutlass were recovered from the kidnappers.
The Police Commissioner disclosed that the victim was kidnapped on Saturday May 17th 2015 at a location near Osogbo Sports Stadium and they were taken to an unknown location.
He explained that the wife of the victim, Semowo Adeola reported the incident to the police saying that they were together going to visit one Bamidele Ojo at Ilesa Garage, Osogbo when four masked men waylaid them and kidnapped her husband.
The CP maintained that immediately the policemen were alerted, the detectives swung into action while the kidnappers were demanding for a sum of N1.5million as ransom from their relations.
The Commissioner said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers when the victims were rescued.
Meanwhile, the suspects have confessed to have kidnapped the victim. While speaking with our reporter, one of the suspects, Ayo Sunday noted that the victim was introduced to them by one Alowonle now at large.


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