By Charles Nwabardi
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested three suspected kidnappers who were attempting to collect ransom from their victims in the state.
In a statement issued on Thursday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Spokesman of the Ogun Police Command, said the arrest was made in collaboration with Nigerian Army and So Safe Corps who had laid an ambush for the kidnappers.
NAN quoted Oyeyemi as saying: “The operatives swiftly moved to the area and laid ambush,”
“The hoodlums appeared to collect the ransom and the operatives engaged them in a gun duel.
“Having realised that they were about to be overpowered, they took to their heels but were chased and three among them were apprehended.
“Other members of the gang escaped with gunshot injuries which made them eventually abandon their victims, who were rescued unhurt and United with their families.