Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Police Force has arrested suspected killers of late Olalekan Ogunranti, who was the Managing Director of Todays prints Ltd.
It would be recalled that the late Olalekan Ogunranti was kidnapped on May 16, 2016 by some unknown gunmen in Osun State.
A statement by the Police Force spokesperson Don Awunah gave the names of the suspects as Asimiyu Agboola, Adesina Meyidan, Ramoni Afolabi, Akeem Akorede, and Coker Daniel.
According to the statement, following the slow pace of the investigation, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on assumption of office ordered the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to take over the matter and ensure the arrest of the culprits in record time.
“The Intelligence Response Team swung into action using all the technical resources of the Force available to them for the arrest of five prime suspects.
“Coker Daniel, one of the suspects and a 32 year old graduate, in his confessional statement led IRT operatives to Ibukun River in Ibukun local government area of Osun state where the mutilated body of the late Olalekan Ogunranti was recovered and deposited at LAUTECH Oshogbo as other suspects were arrested in Lagos and Ondo States respectively.”
All suspects confessed they kidnapped, killed and mutilated the body of the late Olalekan Ogunranti to stop him from disturbing them of huge sums of money they duped the deceased.
Idris further pointed out that the arrest of the suspects is a glaring evidence of the proactive nature of the Nigeria Police Force in the new dispensation.