Kidnappers sleep off, victims escape from forest 


CITIZENS COMPASS –A pastor’s wife and two other kidnapped victims have escaped on their way to the forest after their kidnappers slept off in Ondo State.

The five suspected kidnappers were later arrested by the Police.just as one of them was identified by a victim. 

According to the Ondo State Police Command, the kidnappers’ names were Garuba Mumuni aged 27, Yusuf Tale aged 21, Kabiru Muhammed aged 16, Shaibu Umar and Adamu Mohammed aged 22 who were arrested by men of the Ofosu Division after the victims identified one of them.

Ondo State Police Commissione,  Peter Abayomi, said, “A case of kidnapping  was reported at Ofosu Division, that a pastor’s wife and a member were kidnapped in the church while the third victim was kidnapped while picking snails at the  farm. The victims however escaped from their assailants at different dates after they had taken hard drugs and slept off.

“Through Intelligence, on the 1st of May, 2024, five amongst the six kidnappers were arrested by men of Ofosu division and have been identified by the victims as part of the gang that abducted them.

On the 28th of March, 2024 at about 1800hrs, a case of Kidnapping was reported at Ifon Police Station, in which two people were abducted and a woman killed by suspected kidnappers.

“Police Detectives from the division in collaboration with local vigilantes arrested one Muhammad Bello, Muhammad Suraju and Suleiman Saliu.

One of the victims identified two of the suspects as part of the people who kidnapped him and collected the sum of ₦1,800,000 as ransom before he was released.”

Ondo police commissioner, Peter Abayomi, said the suspects would soon be charged to court


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