By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, CP Shina Olukolu has again warned criminals who feel the state can be a safe haven for their nefarious acts to have a rethink as the law will surely catch up with them
The police boss gave the warning while parading criminal suspects of various degrees of offences at the police command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan
CP Olukolu who said the command is always prepared to tackle crimes said crime and criminal activities in the state have gradually been reduced to the barest minimum due to serious clamp down on hoodlums with aggressive stop and search operations,intelligence led raids of criminal hideouts, increased top’s and routine patrol and so on.
One of the suspects, a middle aged man identified as Oduola Gbenga was arrested for abducting one Mrs. Bosede Jimoh, 34, and killed her five years old son named Fadeyi Opeyemi Ramadan.
The criminal suspect was noted to be a commercial motorcycle rider.
The victims were said to have boarded the commercial motorcycle of Gbenga from Oja – Oba Market in Igbo Ora, but the man took the duo to his house at Imeleke road, Igboora and raped the woman forcefully three times before day break.
The suspect was also revealed to have beheaded the 5 years boy in another room with a cutlass, after which he dumbed the body at a nearby bush beside his house.
While newsmen were interrogating the suspect, he narrated that he wooed the woman before he took her to his house.
” I’ve never seen her before, but I wooed her immediately I carried her on my motorcycle”.
“I can’t explain how this happened to me, I suddenly regained consciousness after beheading her son, I was so confused., he said.
When asked about his marital status, Oduola Gbenga claimed “that his two wives had left him since while ago”.
The Commissioner of Police also paraded the duo of Usman Jiddah Umaru and Abdullahi Jayum on the account of conspiracy and attempt to kidnap one Abubakar Mohammadu of Idi Iya village via Igboora in Ibarapa Central Local government in the state.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of Police in a similar note assured the people of Oyo state of a secure environment during the ongoing yuletide period, just as he warned members of the public against the use of fire works otherwise known as bangers, knockouts and other explosives, as well as organising an unauthorized street carnivals within the state during the Yuletide season.
“I also wish to state categorically that activities of members of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) remain unrecognized and proscribed.”
“Whoever attempt to disturb the peace and tranquility being enjoyed by the peace loving people of the state under the guise of being a member of the union will be apprehended and decisively dealt with according to law.”