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  • Updated: July 05, 2022

See What Ekiti Kidnap Suspects Used Ransom For

The two suspected kidnappers arrested in Ekiti State have confessed to using money obtained from kidnap ransom to purchase a herd of cattle.

Abutu Sunday, the Ekiti State Police Command spokesperson disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti.

Abutu also added that the notorious kidnap kingpins were known for kidnapping and abducting innocent citizens of the state.

“After a long drawn move, the long arms of the law have finally caught up with two kidnap kingpins. One is Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris and the other is Ibrahim Mumini Toyin, who were arrested in Ido-Ekiti on 29/06/2022. The two people had coordinated numerous kidnappings in the state."

Abutu who explained that the police Rapid Response Squad was aided by vigilantes in its efforts to arrest the suspects explained that Ibrahim Mumini Toyin confessed to the crime of kidnapping and killing some of his victims.

"The suspects further stated that Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris is their ringleader and that the ransom collected from their victims was used to purchase cattle through his help."

The Police, however, informed that the suspects are now in custody undergoing interrogation and will be arraigned after the conclusion of the investigation.

 

 

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