Ekiti State Police Command said it has arrested 9 Suspected kidnappers when the security agent was raiding criminal hideouts in the state.
The police stated the development was part of it’s ongoing strategic effort to rid the State of criminal elements with the aim of ensuring the security of lives and properties of the good people of Ekiti State.
The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP Moronkeji O. Adesina in a press release signed by the Police Public relations officer PPRO ASP Sunday Abutu disclosed that the Command operatives heavily bombarded vast forest known to be habouring bandits in the State.
“Following intelligence led surveillance activities, the Command operatives, on 29/04/2022 at about 13:00hrs, bombarded Ago Aduloju forest, Ado-Ekiti where the hoodlums attacked the operatives with dangerous weapons during which one of the operatives sustained serious injury in an attempt to arrest them.
” During the operation, nine(9) suspects, namely- Hassan Mesaje, Dagogo Nadahi, Saidi Laun, Abubakar Usman, Lawal Abdullahi, Usman Ibrahim, Idris Ahmed, Usman Abubakar and Dahiru Adamu were arrested while others took to their heels”
The Police Commissioner “while assuring residents of the State that the Command will not relent in its fight against crimes and criminalities in the State, seeks the support and cooperation of all and sundry through the provision of timely and useful information to the police”
The CP added that the suspects arrested will be made to face the wrath of the law.