DSS, Civil Defence Officers Nabbed For Kidnapping In Osun State

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Four Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been arrested by the Police in Osun state for kidnapping.

They were said to have whisked away a Bureau de Change operator to a bush along Ilesa road where they demanded ransom.

Nineteen other suspects were also paraded for committing various criminal offences.

These offences range from kidnapping, conspiracy, armed robbery, murder, cultism and unlawful possession of firearms.

Addressing journalists, the State commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode said, Ajibola Ogunibi allegedly connived with some DSS and NSCDC operatives to kidnap a Bureau the change operator and demanded ransom.

He was however given 15,000 naira by the operatives after the ransom was paid.

The Police also paraded seven cultists led by Tajudeen Olalekan with three pistols, live cartridges, among other dangerous weapons.

Two other suspects also shot dead a motorcyclist along Fountain University road in Osogbo and sold his motorcycle for 80,000 naira.

According to the police, all the suspects have confessed to the crime and will be charged to court after conclusion of investigations.

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