Operatives of Ogun State police command have arrested two members of a notorious kidnap syndicate, Jato Abu Bello and Muhammad Suleiman, over their roles in series of kidnap cases in recent times.
The duo were arrested in the early hours of Saturday, March 12, following intelligence based investigation embarked upon by the SP Taiwo Opadiran-led anti kidnapping unit, which led the operatives to the suspects hideout at rounder area of Abeokuta.
Having located the hideout, the anti kidnapping operatives in conjunction with men of Ilupeju and Lafenwa police divisions stormed the place where two amongst the kidnappers were arrested.
The Guardian learnt that the suspects have confessed to being the gang, which kidnapped one Ajibola Salimot Adejoke, who they traced and abducted in her house at Oke ode area, off Ayetoro road, Abeokuta, on February 17, 2022.
They also kidnapped one Victoria Oladoyin on February 26, 2022 at the Aboba area of Sodeke titun in Abeokuta.
Also, on March 8, 2022, the duo and their gang abducted two siblings namely; Esther Kehinde and David Kehinde at Ayetoro.
Some of the victims have identified the suspects as their abductors.
MEANWHILE, the commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, has commended his men for their resilience and determination in fishing out the suspects.
He directed that other members of the syndicate must be hunted for and brought to book.