Suspects in the abduction of former Commissioner Fayemi arrested
One of the suspects in the kidnapping of the town of Olabode Folorunso, a former agricultural commissar of Ekiti, was arrested by the police.
Folorunso, who was abducted by suspected Fulani shepherds on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Elemosho-Ekiti on Isan Iludun Street in the Oye Council, remained out of trouble after eight days of captivity.
After removing the suspect, Yakubu Aliya, at the headquarters in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, ASP police spokesman Sandi Abutu said the suspect confessed to being a member of the kidnapping union that kidnapped Folorunso. …
He said: During interrogation, Aliya confessed to being a member of the kidnappers’ union that kidnapped Folorunso Olabode, the former agricultural commissioner of Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Other gang members mentioned include Dani, Gide, Dungee, Bello, Sidi, Babi, Ali and Wada. Both Wada and Bello Mohammed have previously been arrested, prosecuted and are currently being held at the Ekiti State Correctional Center. ”
“We invited the former agricultural commissioner to come and identify them. But the suspects said that all the faces of their victims were covered and that it would be difficult for anyone to identify their faces. “
Abutu added that the murder suspect, Ayo Laval, was also arrested, killing a motorcyclist identified as Isaac on a farm in Odo Oro, the Ikole metropolitan area in the state.
Isaac is said to have transported Laval, Jimo Ojo, Sule Abdullahi and another man (name withheld) from Ikole to a farm in Odo Oro Ekiti, where he was killed and his body buried.
Abutu said the two suspects were arrested and confessed to the crime, adding that the police are on the trail of Abdullahi and Wonder, who allegedly escaped on a motorcycle to Kogi state.
“On November 24, 2020, according to news, agents of the command arrested Ayo Laval and Jimo Ojo and made a confession. We assure you who will be arrested soon. “
Laval, who said he was pushed by a certain Abdullahi, who is now at large, to commit a heinous crime, stating that he was involved in a fundraiser to buy yam tubers for the 2020-2021 sowing season.
“It was Abdullahi who said we should kill the deceased so he can go to Oken, Kogi State, and sell the bike so that he can use my share to buy yam tubers for next year’s sowing season.”