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Just In: A woman arrests for attempts Kidnapping in Ekiti

In Ado-Ekiti, on Friday pandemonium reigned when a strange woman named Kazeem Tawa tried to kidnap three schoolchildren who were returning from school.

There was pandemonium in Ado Ekiti when a strange woman named Kazeem Tawa, attempted to abduct three School Children who returning from school.

It was reported that the information involves the incident occurred on Thursday at about 2: 20pm along INEC Office, Bank road, Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

It was gathered that the residents of the area were raised the alarm when the woman attempted to abduct three School Children,

The woman who pleaded with their children to help her carry her bag containing some items to an unknown destination.

The children they refused initially but after a few moment of conversing with the woman, they became unconscious and started following the woman with her bag.

It took the quick intervention of some mechanics around who noticed their suspicious movement to stop them. When asked about the children, she claimed that the children belong to her. But the scenario changed immediately when the children countered her that she was not their mother.

The charm, soft drinks, oranges, drugs, adult/children’s slippers, fresh Banana, Maggi, Garri, clothes, INEC jackets, and others were found from the woman bag.

Meanwhile, the Ekiti State Police Command has confirmed the incident.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Sunday Abutu affirmed that the woman was arrested after some residents around INEC Office, Bank Road, Ado-Ekiti raised an alarm that a strange woman, one Mrs Kazeem Tawa attempted to abduct three School Children.

According to him, after receiving information from the Good Samaritan, a joint patrol team consisting of the police, army and other security agencies, created by the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, was immediately sent to the scene, which was able to save the children and detain the suspect.

The children while narrating their ordeal told the team that the woman pleaded with them to help her carry her bag containing some items to an unknown destination.

According to them, they refused initially but after a few moment of conversing with the woman, they became unconscious and started following the woman with her bag.


” It took the quick intervention of some mechanics around who noticed their suspicious movement to stop them. When asked about the children, she claimed that the children belong to her. But the scenario changed immediately when the children countered her that she was not their mother”.

During interrogation by the personnel of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, the woman could not satisfactorily state her mission and reason for trying to lead the school children to an unknown destination.

Mr Abutu said Investigation was ongoing and as soon as it is completed, the suspect would be charged to Court.

Items recovered are: charm, soft drinks, oranges, drugs, adult/children slippers, fresh banana, maggi, garri, clothes, INEC jackets, and others.

Earlier, Globalgistng reported that the Southwest Security Service, otherwise known as Amotekun, on Wednesday, January 27, arrested a young man suspected of kidnapping, allegedly masquerading as a madman, in Ikere Ekiti, the headquarters of the local government of Ikere Ekiti State.

He was arrested on Wednesday evening at opposite Alade filling station, Oke Osun area, Akure road in the town, charms, phone, other dangerous weapons were found in his possession.

Some residents who could identify the suspect said he had always been presenting as a lunatic on the street not knowing that he was involved in such devilish act.

An eyewitness said the kidnapper confess they were 12 people who behave like lunatic sent to Ekiti from Osun State for the operation.

Recall that, similar kidnapper behaves like a lunatic had been caught in Ado Ekiti, the State capital on Sunday, January 17.

He was arrested at a abandoned uncompleted building located adjacent the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital, Ado- Ekiti.

In the building, various pictures, human parts, charms and cheques collected from victims were found in his possession.

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