Oyo Police Command have arrested five suspected kidnappers for allegedly abducting and killing a poultry farm owner, Tomilade Sunday Aladeniyi after collecting ransom from his family. .
The mastermind of the act was allegedly sacked by the deceased after he discovered that he had been stealing eggs. Aladeniyi’s lifeless body was later recovered in the forest along Ijebu-Ode road where the kidnappers dumped it. .
Abiodun Odude , the Oyo state Police Commissioner, described the suspected kidnappers as sons of Lucifer. The suspects who the police said would soon be charged to court for prosecution are Abdullahi Musa, 37, Isah Tambaya , 20, Yuguda Yusuf ,35, Aminu Ahmadu ,24, and Ojo John , 34. .
Speaking with journalists in an interview, one of the suspected kidnappers, Abdullahi Musa, revealed that one of the staff of the victim had invited other members of the gang, mainly fulani herders, to kidnap their boss and were given N20,000 each out of the money collected from the family as ransom. .
According to him, they had no plans to kill Aladeniyi until one of them raised the alarm that if allowed to go, he (Aladeniyi) would reveal their identify.