The Osun Police Command on Tuesday have arrested two suspected kidnappers in Ile-Ife, after a gun duel.
According to the command’s spokesperson,SP Yemisi Opalola, said in a statement, adding that the suspects were arrested after kidnapping a man at a Fulani settlement in Ile-Ife.
Following the report, , a complainant made a report at ‘C’ Division, Aganhun, Ile-Ife, that some suspected kidnappers came to Fulani settlement, Erefe Area, Ondo Road, Ile-Ife, at about 12.15am and kidnapped one Muhammed Gembu ,immediately the police detectives swung into actions and arrested two suspects while one escaped, one was also fatally wounded .
However,the kidnapped victim was rescued unhurt with the assistance of Fulani vigilante in the community, and the arrested suspect would be charged in court after conclusion of investigation .
Opalola further said the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, urges members of the public to always cooperate and give timely information that will assist the police to nip in the bud, any criminal act.