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Kidnap suspects arrested with ransom cash in Ekiti

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Two kidnap suspects have been arrested by operatives of a Joint Process Power (JTF) in Ekiti. 

 

The suspects who held their 4 victims hostage for days, have been arrested by a JTF comprising the navy, police, Amotekun corps and native hunters.

 

The victims embody a college principal, two academics and a nurse. They have been kidnapped final week at Irele-Ekiti, in Ajoni Native Council Improvement Space of Ekiti State.

 

The N3 million the suspects collected from the victims, was additionally recovered. Chairman of Ajoni LCDA, Michael Ogungbemi, who confirmed that the rescue operation was profitable, mentioned; 

 

“After they knew that the operation was closing in on them, three victims of their possession have been instantly launched this afternoon. This additional offered a lead for the operation.

“A part of the ransom collected from the victims was recovered and the launched victims at the moment are within the hospital receiving medical remedies.

“The JTF additionally succeeded in apprehending two suspects, who at the moment are present process interrogation and investigation by the police.”

 

Commandant of Amotekun Corps in Ekiti State, Brig Gen. Joe Komolafe, additionally disclosed that these arrested at the moment are in police custody, whereas the freed victims have acquired enough remedy within the hospital.

 

Komolafe mentioned; 

 

“I can verify to you that two suspects arrested are being held by the police. Concerning the freed victims, they have been initially taken to the hospital, however they’ve reunited with their respective households.”

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