By Adedeji Fatimah
The Oyo State commissioner of police Cp Shina Olukolu has parraded the seven kidnap syndicates who abducted the two years old twins of the former chairman oyo state pilgrim board Alhaji Taofeek Azeez Akewugbagold at his Ojoo residence.
Speaking with newsmen at the press briefing on monday at the State Police Command Eleyele Ibadan, he said the suscess arrest of the criminals was through concerted efforts of the special anti robbery squad (SARS) , anti kidnapping squad (AKS) , other police tactical team.
According to him , the criminal who abducted the two years old twins to an unknown destination demanded a ransom of fifty thousand naira but the sum o four million naira was paid as ransom before the kidnapped twins could be released to their parent after being in their custody for eight days.
The syndicates paraded by the CP are Rilwan Taiwo .M. age 30, Rafiu Mutiu .M. age 35 , Olumide Ajala .M. age 36 , Fatai Akanji .M. age 39 , Rafiu Modinat .F. age 29 , Bashir Mohammed .M. age 33 , Ooeyemi Iyeleye .M.25.
Also Some of the exhibit recovered from them are one Locally made single Barrel Gun, Eight live Catridges , A micro car with REG No. JJJ703BJ , A micra car with REG No. NRK864YR , An Unregistered TVS motorcycle , cash sum of two million eight hundred and sixty three thousand Naira only.
The commissioner of police urge every members of the public to give a continuous surport by constantly assisting the police with credible and timely information that can help combat the crime and criminalities in the state.
During an interview with one of the kidnappers muhammed Bashir a 33years old man who hasbeen working with him as his media assistant for two years and the masterminder of the twins kidnap said the act was the work of the devil.
He added that his cleric boss has been paying them and also have access to other side work but he is just an over demanding person.
Akewugbagold lauded the commissioner of police for the success so far on his recovered twins.
He said, “the two masterminder known as Opeyemi and Bashir were introduce to him as a casual staff by Oriyomi Amzat and that they were formerly working with Oriyomi Amzat.
He added that he has been putting in his best to satisfy them especially opeyemi who came with flimsy excuses.