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Ogun: Two Brothers ‘Kidnap’ Woman, Son For Ritual

Men of the Ogun Police Command have arrested two brothers, Ayomide Babatunde and Gbenga Babatunde for allegedly kidnapping a 45-year-old woman, Taye Oluwole and her 9-year-old son, Remilekun Oluwole for money ritual.

The suspects were arrested yesterday in Igbo Obe area of Oja Odan, Yewa North Local government area of the state.

Police spokesman in the state, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this to journalists in Abeokuta.

He said the suspects were arrested while trying to sell the victims for N600,000.

“The supposed buyer, one Jacob Olorunto then informed the Baale (village head) of the community about the intention of the suspects and the Baale quickly informed the police,” he said.

He said the state’s police commissioner, Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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