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Court remands Kwara district head and his two sons for alleged kidnapping



One of many two kidnappers killed


A Justice of the Peace Court docket sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, has ordered the remand of a district head, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmad, his two sons over their alleged involvement within the kidnapping of a mom and her son. 


Ahmad, 55, who’s the Magaji Alase of Ilorin and his sons, Ibrahim 18 and Mohammed 15, have been introduced earlier than Justice of the Peace Adam Mohammed on two-count fees of conspiracy to commit kidnapping and kidnapping opposite to sections 2, 1 of Kwara State (Prohibition) of kidnapping regulation 2010.


Based on the Police First Info report, the complainant, one Lawal Ayanshola of Shao, Moro Native Authorities, stated whereas he was sleeping in his home, some unknown gunmen got here and kidnapped his spouse, Afusat and son, Taofeek and whisked them to an unknown vacation spot.


“The abductors had earlier collected the sum of N230,000 from him whereas taking the abductees however later demanded for a ransom of N14m utilizing his spouse’s cellphone quantity. He later paid the sum of N3.2m as ransom earlier than his spouse and son have been launched”, the cost sheet learn.


The police additional instructed the courtroom that whereas trying to rescue the victims throughout the change of fireplace, two suspects sustained gun accidents and have been taken to the College of Ilorin Educating Hospital (UITH) the place they have been confirmed useless.


“Whereas looking out the forest, the Police recovered one single barrel gun, 9 bottles of drinks, three pairs of rubber sneakers, one cap, one jacket, and the sum of N177,500 from the defendants,” Prosecutor, ASP Samuel Mayowa added.


He urged the courtroom to remand the defendants on the correctional facility pending the result of additional investigation by the police.


In his comment, Justice of the Peace Adam Mohammed ordered the remand of the primary and second defendants on the federal correctional centre. 


He additionally dominated that the third defendant being a minor ought to be stored on the Correctional facility in Ilorin pending the arrival of authorized recommendation from workplace of the Legal professional Normal of the state.


Mohammed adjourned the matter until October 4, 2022, for additional point out.


Court remands Kwara district head and his two sons for alleged kidnapping


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