Two Kidnap Kingpins have been arrested by the Ekiti State Police Command. The arrested deadly notorious kidnappers are Abashe Adamu Idris and Ibrahim Mumuni Toyin.
According to the Police Command, the two men had coordinated and masterminded series of high-profile kidnappings in Ekiti, including the kidnapping of one Adeeko Ademola and Nasiru Salisu at Adamsy Sawmill, Aisegba-Ekiti.
The Police PRO, DSP Abutu Sunday, said the Command’s Rapid Response Squad (RRS), in synergy with the vigilante, acting on credible intelligence, arrested the two men.
PRO Abutu on interrogation, said, Toyin owned up to the commission of the crime and claimed that the kidnapping and murder of one of the two victims were carried out by him and four others, who are children of Alhaji Abashe and are currently at large.
The PPRO noted that ‘’he further confessed that Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris is their arrowhead, adding that the ransom collected from their victims was used to purchase cattle by Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris to increase his herd business’’.
Toyin revealed that his own share of the ransom allegedly paid was used to purchase cattle for him by Abashe.
The Command added that the suspects were in custody and would soon be arraigned after the investigation