Suspected kidnapper of military officer arrested in Ogun

Ogun state police command at Odo pako Ota, in Ado odo ota local government area of Ogun state arrested a suspected kidnapper of a military officer on July 17.

The suspect Waliu Oloyede was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Sango ota divisional headquarters, CSP Godwin Idehai that some vigilante men were having issues with an army officer at Odo pako area of ota.

Spokesperson of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the DPO led his team to the scene where the suspect, who was dressed in full military camouflage uniform with the rank of W02 but could not give a satisfactory account of himself was apprehended and brought to the station as he attempted to snatch a dane gun from a Vigilante man.

While in detention, police got information that the suspect and others at large abducted W/o2 military officer at about 11:30 pm of 16th July 2021 and took him to their hideout in Alagbado Lagos State where he was stripped off his uniform, collected his identity card, his three ATM cards and phone before the victim escaped from them.

It was the victim’s uniform the suspect put on to commit another crime before he was arrested. ”Abimbola said

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