Monday, January 25, 2021

Ondo: Police Arrest Kidnapper Of Two Siblings As APC Chieftain Regains Freedom

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A four–month old and 9year-old boys who are siblings have been abducted in Okitipupa area of Ondo state.

This is just as the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo State, James Ajulo, was released after spending four days in his abductors’ den.

Men of the Ondo state Police command, in Okitipupa local Government Area of the State, have however arrested suspected kidnapper of the siblings, Nsen Godwin.

The suspect was said to have kidnapped the two kids when playing with them in their home in Omowa street in Okitipupa and lured the nine year old kid out of the house while he carried the baby.

It was gathered that the four month old baby was left in the custody of his nine year old brother when Godwin visited them in their home.

Ajulo, a factional ward Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ondo State, was kidnapped at Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo State.

It was gathered that the kidnappers on Tuesday established contact with the victim’s family and made a demand of N10m as the condition for his release.

APC chieftain and former Chairman of Akoko South West Local Government, Tolu Babaleye ,confirmed that the kidnap victim has been released in a terse statement.

According to him, he was released after the payment of N2.5m as ransom to the kidnappers.

“Hon. Ajulo James Tolorunju has just been released by his abductors at Ado Ekiti after payment of 2.5 Million Naira. We thank God for coming back to us unhurt.

We are also grateful to everyone that showed concern about this ugly situation that is already living with us”.

As of press time, the Public Relations officer of the Ondo State Police Command, CSP Femi Joseph, was yet to reply to the text message sent to his mobile phone.