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Police Arrest 3 Fulani Kidnappers In Ekiti




The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested three suspected Fulani kidnappers inside a deep forest in Ijan-Ekiti, the Gboyin Local Government area of Ekiti State.

It was gathered that the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, in collaboration with the vigilantes have stormed the forest after kidnapping two persons in Ikere Ekiti.

The Fulani kidnappers were aged 19 to 38 years and the three kidnappers are Abdullahi Musa 39’, ABDULLAHI ALI ’25yrs’ and ABDULLAHI SULEIMAN ‘19 yrs’.


In a statement released on Monday by the Public Relations Officer of the Ekiti State Police Command, DSP Abutu Sunday said only three were arrested out of seven kidnappers while the four others are currently at large.

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The statement read “As part of the deliberate effort of the Command to get the State rid of kidnappers and other criminal elements, the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, in collaboration with the vigilantes, trailed and arrested three(3) suspected kidnappers inside a deep forest in Ijan-Ekiti.

“The arrested suspects – Abdullahi Musa ’38yrs’, Abdullahi Ali ’25yrs’ and Abdullahi Suleiman ’19yrs’, during interrogation, confessed to have been engaged in series of kidnapping operations in Ekiti State including two kidnapping incidents in Ikere-Ekiti.

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“The suspects further disclosed their syndicate comprises seven(7) men with four others currently at large. Effort is ongoing for the possible arrest of the fleeing suspects”.

Hammed Tajudeen is the Editor-In-Chief of Blaze Newz Nigeria, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication.

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