A suspected kidnapper, Samuel Lucky Akpan, has been arrested by the operatives of the Ondo Province Security Network, known as Amotekun Corps over the kidnap of a four-year-old boy.
Akpan, who was alleged to be planning to sell the boy for N200,000, was said to have abducted the toddler at Alagbaka area of Ondo Province.
This was just as the corps also paraded no fewer than 17 suspected criminals who were arrested for various offences .
The 23-year-old suspected kidnapper who confessed to the criminal offence piece existence paraded at the headquarters of Amotekun Corps in Alagbaka, Akure, the province working capital disclosed that he was planning to sell the boy for N200, 000 when he was caught.
Akpan was said to have used his closeness with the household of the boy to perpetrate the heinous human activity.
The suspect during interrogation said, “It was when I was on my way to sell the boy for N200,000 that some people suspected me and nabbed me.
“The man I wanted to sell the kid to was already waiting for me when I placed a sure foliage on the boy’s chief so he would not be able to say anything once more.
“I haven’t gone far from the store of the boy’s female parent when I was nabbed by men of the Amotekun Corps.”
The province Commander of Amotekun, Main Adetunji Adeleye, paraded Akpan who stated that investigation had begun over the incident, disclosed that 17 other suspected criminals who have been terrorizing residents of the province were apprehended next the corps’ Surgery Make clean-Upward across the 18 local regime areas of the province.
The Amotekun boss said the suspects were arrested for various offences which included; kidnapping, internet fraud and cultism.
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