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Ondo State Security Network Amotekun arrests 14 suspected kidnappers and 31 other criminals in Ondo

Men of the Ondo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun have arrested 45 suspected criminals including 14 suspected kidnappers in the last two weeks....For More CONTINUE THE FULL READING▶▶

The Commander of the Security outfit in the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, who paraded the suspects in Akure on Tuesday, April 10, 2024, said that they were picked up in the acts across the 18 council areas of the state.

“Among the 45 suspects, we have 14 kidnappers, one dangerous driving, 5 burglary cases, two anti grazing, four destruction of public peace, stealing and buying of stolen goods,” he said.

In the spirit of the festive period, the governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has directed that 28 of them, having been profiled as first time offenders whose offences are not ones with capital punishment.

“They are to be released to their next of kin for rehabilitation with strict warning not to perpetrated such acts again

“The remaining will face the full wrath of the law for committing such crimes because we have profiled them

“We have a particular case where we were able to break the kidnap syndicate in Akoko local government.

In our effort to bring them out, the kidnapper that already confessed was matcheted by his fellow kidnapper in order to cover up the crime. The officers of the corps rushed the kidnapper to the hospital and he was treated. He has given useful information.

“This kidnap syndicate has confessed to several kidnapping activities in Akoko, Kogi and Edo area. We are still looking for their sponsor who is at large.”

Adeleye assured the people of the state that there would be no hiding place for criminals in the state.

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