Suspected kidnapper Shot Dead in Ilaro Ogun State Nigeria
London, Feb. 2, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Luck ran against a member of kidnap syndicate terrorizing Ilaro and its environs in Ogun State, Nigeria in the early hour of Friday 2nd of February when he was shot dead by men of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad led by Dsp Uba Adam.
The gang, according to the police spokesperson, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi had earlier kidnapped one Sanni Dan Nasarawa, took him to a thick forest where they tied him down for seven days waiting for ransom from his people.
Luck however smiles on him when the rope they used to tie him got loose while his abductors were fast asleep.
He subsequently escaped and ran to FSARS office in Abeokuta where he lodged complain.
Upon his report, the officer –in charge FSARS quickly mobilized his men and followed the victim to the forest.
At the end of the encounter, one of the suspects was gunned down while others numbering about seven escaped with various degree of gunshot injuries.
Recovered from them is one AK47 riffle loaded with 15rounds of ammunition.
The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu who was highly elated with quick response and gallantry display of his men appealed to members of the public especially hospitals as well as traditional healers to report anybody they see with gunshot injury in their vicinity.
He equally assured residents of Ogun State of prompt Police response to any crime reported and urged them to continue to sustain the trust and confidence they have in the Police.