The gang led by 32 year old Bisi Babatunde who has been on the wanted list of the police in Rivers State and her other gang members-Laide Shittu (28), Ajayi Olaniyi (40), Isiaka Kazeem, Alabi Olufemi, Oladipupo Abayomi and Ayobami Musa (23), had kidnapped the 78 year old man and demanded a ransom of $1 million from his family who were able pay N10 million to the kidnappers.
The kidnappers collected the money and demanded for more. This prompted the family to immediately invite the police into the matter who were able to track the kidnappers to their den and got them arrested on Tuesday March 10th.
|The man that was rescued|
|Leader of the gang|
Speaking on their arrest, Oyo state Police Commissioner, Mr Muhammad Musa Katsina, said when he got wind of the abduction, he constituted an ambush squad by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Oyo and others.
Meanwhile a cash of arms, ammunition and some cash were recovered from the kidnappers den. The police say the suspects would be charged to court soon.