Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a soldier and two other suspects for allegedly kidnapping a university student in Ekiti State.
The suspects during interrogation was said to have confessed to the commission of the crime just to make money
A statement by the Ekiti State Police PRO, ASP Sunday Abutu says “the Command received a distress call that a student of Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) was kidnapped from Oye-Ekiti by unknown hoodlums to unknown destination.
“Upon the receipt of the information, the Command’s Rapid Response Squad (RRS) immediately activated investigation and tracked the suspects to Ifelodun Hotel, Ado-Ekiti where the victim was held hostage inside one of the hotel rooms.
“The victim was immediately rescued while three(3) suspects were arrested inside the hotel room, namely- Ojo Babajide, Olajide Nathaniel, both from Ondo State and Adeuyi Adetayo who claimed to be a private soldier serving in Yobe State.
However, effort is ongoing for the possible arrest of the other suspect who took to his heels and escaped arrest on sighting the Police