Osun State: Police arrests suspected kidnapper of OAU lecturer

A suspected kidnapper of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecturer, Professor Olayinka Adegbehingbe, has been arrested by the Police in Osun state.

Professor Adegbehingbe was abducted by suspected gunmen at Apomu town along Ife-Ibadan Expressway on his way to Ife on Sunday May 5, 2019.

According to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Abiodun Ige, the kidnapped victim who was release the next day, identified the suspect as one of his abductors.


“We arrested some hoodlums who have been troubling us along the Ikire axis, we were able to arrest one of the kidnap suspects that kidnapped Professor Olayinka Adegbehingbe of the OAU and one Saheed.

“The kidnapped victim identified one of them during an identification parade.”

Three other suspected kidnappers and cultists were arrested during different operations in the state.

“The command through the efforts of operation puff adder and community policing, we got some reliable information that led to the arrest of some cult members. Before the event of 7/7, we got information about some students who are cult members and we swiftly acted on the information and they were arrested.”

(Channels TV)

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