Four suspected kidnappers, including three siblings have been arrested by the Osun State Command of the Nigeria Police.The suspects were arrested in Erin-Osun after a gun battle with the police, which left three of them with serious gunshot wounds.
Addressing journalists, the State Police Public Relations Officer,Mrs. Folashade Odoro, said the suspects kidnapped some persons in Osogbo and Ogbomoso and collected ransom of N250,000 and N3million from parents of their victims.
Mrs. Odoro, who noted that one of the suspected kidnappers escaped with gunshot wounds assured that the command was working towards arresting him and ensure a crime free Osun State.
The Police Public Relations Officer said injured suspects were being treated under intensive care unit in a hospital.
One of the suspects, Akin Ibitoye, who is 40 years old, said he joined the kidnapping gang after his brother was amputated during March 2017 Ife communal clash.
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