By Olayinka Kolawole, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command has arrested two herdsmen suspected to be kidnappers and cattle rustlers in connection with the kidnap and killing of another herdsman name Taye Amodu.
The duo of Hassan Amodu and Abubakar Abdullah kidnapped Taye Amodu on the 23rd of October 2017 at obada oko area of Abeokuta and equally made away with eight cows belonging to the victim.
On receiving the information, the commissioner of police cp Ahmed iliyasu directed the officer in charge of FSARS, DSP Uba Adam to fish out the hoodlums within the shortest possible period of time.
In compliance with the CP’s directive, the FSARS operatives swung into action and at about 5:30pm of the same day, the hideout of the culprit was located in Imeko area through technical intelligence.
The hideout in a thick forest was stormed by the operatives where the two suspects were arrested. Recovered from them are one pump action gun loaded with four live cartridges and two cutlasses.
On interrogation, they confessed to have killed the victim because he was struggling with them while they were taking him away and the body has been buried in a shallow grave inside the forest. They equally confessed taken away eight cows of the victim.
The commissioner of police cp Ahmed iliyasu has commended the FSARS operatives for their gallantry and good display of intelligent investigation.
The suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.