Kwara State Police Command has arrested three Suspected kidnappers, who abducted Magistrate Jumoke Bamigboye, on her way from her farm located at Ayegun Village via Eyenkorin, Ilorin.
This was contained in a statement signed by SP Okasanmi Ajayi, the Command’s Public Relations Officer and made available to newsmen in Ilorin
According to him, “on 05/11/2022 at about 1800hrs an information regarding the abduction of Magustrate Oladapo Jumoke Bamigboye ‘F’ of GRA, Ilorin was recieved.
“The victim was said to have been abducted in her farm located at Ayegun Village via Eyenkorin, Ilorin at about 1730hrs of same day.
“On reciept of the information, the Commissioner of Police Kwara State, Cp Paul Odama psc(+) immediately dispatched a team of Anti-Kidnapping unit assisted by Vigilante and local hunters to the scene to comb and search for possible rescue of the victim.
“The victim was geo-located to have been hidden in the forest between Eyenkorin/Afon/ Ogbomoso axis, this discovery emboldened the police teams to intensify their search, rescue and arrest operation in the located area which consequently culminated in the release of the victims,” Ajayi said.
He said that the efforts of the police and vigilante teams led to the recovery of the victims vehicle, and arrest of three (3) male suspects Abubakar Ibrahim ‘M’,
Mamud Ibrahim ‘M’, Muhamed Kiri ‘M’ and one female suspect named Abibatu Jimoh ‘f’ who was discovered to be the supplier of Gari and other food items with which the victims were fed while under their captivity.
The police spokesman said investigation into the matter is still ongoing as efforts are still in top gear to arrest the remaining kidnappers.
He said the victims have now been re-united with her family after undergoing medical examination to ascertain the condition of her health.
He quoted the CP as empathising with the victim and her family over the unpleasant and traumatic experience during her period with the abductors.
He stated that the police would not relent in her attempt to possibly eradicate crimes and criminality in the State.
He advised the good people of Kwara state to be vigilant and conscious of happenings around them at all times and to monitor the activities of strange faces patronizing them especially those in the business of selling stable and quick/easy to consume meals to avoid innocently feeding victims of abductions in their area.
Ajayi said that the suspects arrested in the matter would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the case in concluded.