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2 herdsmen arrested for kidnapping and murder in Ogun State

Hassan Amodu and Abubakar Abdullah

Hassan Amodu and Abubakar Abdullah were reportedly arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for killing and kidnapping another of their kinsman, Taye Amodu on October 23, 2017.

The incident reportedly happened at the Obada Oko area of Abeokuta.

According to report, the duo after committing the evil crime also made away with eight cows belonging to the victim.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the Police Command, said that the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, immediately after receiving the report directed that all those behind the crime be brought to book as quickly as possible.

The case was taken over by the officer in charge of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and “in compliance with the CP’s directive, the FSARS operatives swung into action and at about 5:30pm of the same day, the hideout of the culprit was located in Imeko area through technical intelligence.

“The hideout is in a thick forest and was stormed by the operatives where the two suspects were arrested. Recovered from them were one pump action gun loaded with four live cartridges and two cutlasses.

“On interrogation, they confessed to have killed the victim because he was struggling with them while they were taking him away and the body has been buried in a shallow grave inside the forest. They equally confessed taking away eight cows of the victim,” he said

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