Ogun state police command have arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin, Usman Hassan, who escaped from Oyo State after killing one of his victims.
The arrest was confirmed in a statement by the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
He said the suspect’s accomplices had earlier been arrested in Oyo State after they kidnapped a farm owner at Solalu village and subsequently killed him after collecting ransom ran to Ogun State to hibernate.
”On getting to Ogun State, he started recruiting other Fulani men to form another kidnap gang in Ogun State.
He ran out of luck when detectives of Ogun State police Command got information about his activity from those Fulanis he had tried to recruit into his kidnap team.
His hideout in Imala area was stormed by the detectives and he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, he confessed that he conspired with his biological brother one Tahiru Usman and others to kidnap their victim in Akinyele area of Ibadan and that they decided to kill the man after collecting ransome because the man can identify them.”