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General News of Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Source: Daily Trust

Amotekun corps arrests 23-year-old suspected kidnapper in Ekiti

File photo: Personnel of the Amotekun corps File photo: Personnel of the Amotekun corps

Personnel of the Amotekun corps in Ekiti State, have arrested a suspected 23-year-old kidnapper in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/ Osi Local Government Area of the state.

The Amotekun corps commander Brig. Gen Joe Komolafe (rtd) told newsmen in Ado-Ekiti that the suspect who dressed in a military uniform was arrested during a routine patrol of the security outfit.

Komolafe explained that the suspected kidnapper was coming out from the bush along the Ifaki road and was accosted by men of Amotekun, where he confessed not to be a soldier but a kidnapper.

He added that the suspect who claimed to reside in Oye-Ekiti had been handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Sunday Abutu, confirmed the arrest, saying the suspect is being detained at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the state headquarters for interrogation.

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