The Ogun State-owned Security Outfit, Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps (So-Safe Corps) at about 3:30hrs on Wednesday 14th December, 2022 has secured the release of a kidnap victim and apprehended two of the six kidnap suspects in Ogun.
This is contained in the press release issued from the Office of the State Commander of the Corps, Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo through the office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps said that the agency was able to secure the release of Mr SEYI Olorunsogo, a kidnap victim who was kidnapped right in front of the gate of his house at Solu, Rounder, Abeokuta.
The victim was kidnapped alongside his wife but the husband, Seyi surrendered himself and pleaded that his wife be set free and they concurred.
Ganzallo said that the kidnappers then advanced from there through Onigbedu, Ewekoro in Ifo Local Government Area and they met Mr Francis Oke at Onigbedu while he was on his hunting profession in the bush and got him kidnapped. But later with his vast knowledge of the routes in the bush escaped from the kidnappers.
Ganzallo explained further that it was the hunter who escaped that reported the matter to the So-Safe and the Officers swung into action on rescue and apprehension mission.
He as well made it known that some hunters joined the operation and the Bush was aggressively combed. In this process one of So-Safe Officer got shot by the kidnappers, leading the team and he’s currently responding to treatment .
Ganzallo noted that the two (2) apprehended kidnap suspects are Umoru, an indigent of Kwara and Alliu who hailed from Kebbi State while the other four (4) who escaped arrest and are at large will definitely be brought to book as So-Safe and Hunters continue combing the Bush in the Area.
The alleged kidnap suspects arrested, 1 riffle, and the rescued kidnapped victim had been transferred to the Nigeria Police, Ewekoro Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.
ACC Moruf Yusuf
Director of Information and Public Relations
Ogun State So-Safe Corps
for:THE STATE COMMANDER
Wednesday, December, 14, 2022