Kidnapping: So-Safe Rescue Victim In Ogun

By Olushola Okunlade

The Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, codenamed So-Safe Corps, has rescued a 17-year-old boy who was allegedly kidnapped by yet to be identified kidnap suspects.

This was contained in a press statement issued from the Office of the State Commander of the Corps, Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo through the Office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf.

The statement said that on Tuesday 30, January, 2024 one Sunday Iboin came to Olorunda Post of the Corps to report that his son, Otohu Moses, was kidnapped at Olorunsogo Community, Olorunda in Abeokuta North Local Government Area at about 2215hrs on Monday 29th January, 2024 while he went out to ease himself at the back of the house.

The statement also read that when Sunday could not see his son return on time, he called his phone number several times and a man picked it and told him in Yoruba language that his son had been kidnapped already.

Ganzallo noted that the father also said that the suspected kidnappers were asking for the ransom of One million, five hundred thousand naira.

Ganzallo revealed that the victim’s father told us that he suspected one of his neighbour to have masterminded the kidnapping.

Ganzallo noted that the operational team of the Corps strategised, swung into action and then took war to the alleged suspected kidnappers in the forest, some kilometres away from the point of kidnapping and the boy was rescued unhurt, though with marks of cane on his body while the three armed kidnappers sighted escaped with one motorcycle.

The rescued victim has been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Imala Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigation.



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