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How 5 DSS officers helped me kidnap gold chain buyer in Osun — Suspect



Police in Osun have paraded one Akeem Ogunnibi for allegedly kidnapping a bureau de change operator, identified as Sabo, in Osogbo, the capital of Osun state.

The suspect while talking to the media confessed he carried out the operation along with five officers of the Department of State Security (DSS).

His words; “Bala, (the victim) is a friend, he underpaid for a gold chain he bought from my brothers and when I confronted him, I was not satisfied with his explanation, hence, I decided to call people I know in the DSS to deal with him.

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“He paid N680,000 for a chain that is worth N972,000, so, I went to 5 DSS officers and we went to his place picked him and took him to their command in Osogbo.

“He was not taken into the command, they collected the money from him, I was in the car when they negotiated, I am not aware of what was demanded, but he paid N210,000 and I was given N15,000.

“The DSS operatives were also arrested but I don’t know why they were not paraded but I am sure they were arrested as well”.

The state’s Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, noted that efforts are ongoing to bring the suspect’s cohort to book.

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