Two safety guards, Samuel Linus and Adekunle Ogundana, who allegedly stole two underwears belonging to the daughter of a priest inside a church’s premises in Akure metropolis, had been yesterday paraded alongside suspected kidnappers by Ondo State Police Command.
Briefing newsmen in Akure, the state Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph, mentioned the daughter of the clergyman washed two of her pants and unfold them on the road at about 8p.m. within the presence of the guards and by 6a.m., subsequent day, the panties disappeared.
Joseph mentioned the suspects, who’re hooked up to the orthodox church, had been posted to the condo, which was extremely fortified by a personal safety outfit within the state. The suspects denied complicity within the offence for which they had been paraded.
Also paraded by the state Police Command had been two suspected Indian hemp sellers, Sunday Femi and Friday Ami, who allegedly hacked a 75-year-old grandmother, Modupe Olorunfemi, to loss of life at her Owo farm.
They killed her for allegedly giving safety operatives details about their nefarious planting and promoting of Indian hemp in Owo space.
The police spokesperson mentioned: “The suspects and their accomplices allegedly killed the old woman. The suspects would be charged to court after the completion of investigation.”
In an interview, one of many suspects, Friday, who admitted to be dealing in hashish enterprise, mentioned: “It was Gbenga that despatched us to kill her and he has run away.
“He promised to present us N500,000 for the ‘job,’ however up until at this time he has not fulfilled his promised, as a result of he’s nowhere to be discovered.“
However, the opposite suspect, Femi, who denied killing the outdated girl, mentioned he was a industrial motorcyclist who solely conveyed Friday to the village, the place the lady was killed.
Speaking additionally on the six suspected kidnappers, the state Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph, mentioned they had been arrested at a hideout in Emure-Owo Forest throughout a raid by the Joint Task Force of the safety businesses within the state.
Joseph mentioned the suspected kidnappers had been arrested “at about 3a.m. by the joint Task Force codenamed Operation crime free, appearing on a tip-off.
According to him, the “six suspected kidnappers had been picked up at Emure Junction through Owo, the place they gathered in a suspicious method.
“The following items were recovered from them: 16 locally-made guns, 17 cutlasses, 13 knives, seven handsets and N27,820 cash.”