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Police Arrests Five suspected Kidnappers and Recovers Arms, Ammunition In Kwara

By: Ali Rabiu

Kwara state Police Command has arrested five suspects over alleged criminal Conspiracy, Kidnapping and recovered arms and ammunition .

In a statement the command spokesperson,DSP Ejire-Adeyemi Toun said that the a gang of suspected kidnappers carried out a brazen attack on the camp of Alhaji Taofio Fulani in Alo Village, Ifelodun local government area of the state.

The statement said during the attack, three persons were abducted and taken to an unknown destination.

The statement explained that the
swift response by police operatives and vigilantes led to the rescue of two victims, Halimat Umaru and Husseinat Isiaka both aged 20years.

The statement said
in further pursuit of the kidnappers and the ensuing gun duel, one of the perpetrators, whose identity is yet to be confirmed, was neutralized,while two suspects, Saidu Soliu and Soliu Abass, sustained serious injuries and were promptly taken to the hospital for medical treatment.

The statement said Items recovered from the suspects included,two fabricated locally made guns ,twelve 7.62mm AK47 live ammunition,eight expended 7.62mm AK47 ammunition, one empty magazine. One cutlass and several plugs.

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