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So-Safe Corps Rescues Businesswoman, Arrests Suspect In Ogun



Ogun state owned security outfit, So-Safe corps has rescued a businesswoman, Mrs Abiola Efunbote, who was kidnapped on Thursday in Ijebu-Ode.

Efunbote was reportedly kidnapped when she was returning home from the market.

The abductors reportedly collected the victim phone, gold jewelry, N100,000 in her possession and one ATM Card and drove her away with her car.

The State Commander of the Corps, Commander, Soji Ganzallo on Saturday disclosed that the victim had been rescued.

Ganzallo disclosed that a suspect, Tunde Salami was arrested.

Ganzallo said following receipt of information on the kidnap, he instructed his men to swing into action and get the culprits alive and to ensure the victim gained freedom in earnest and they went after them immediately.

He explained that the State Headquarters of the Corps was briefed as the operation was on that the kidnappers collected the victim phone, gold jewelry, N100,000 in her possession and 1 Atm Card and they drove her away with her car.

Ganzallo said the team informed of a strange footprints on a farmland at Oke-Ako Community in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area .

“The Commander then instructed the Isiwo/Itamapako Divisional Officer of the Corps, SC Aderibigbe M.O to mobilize and lead his Special Squad to deal with the suspected kidnappers decisively. The kidnappers were tracked down after rigorous search for them as they tried to move the victim to a new location,” he said.

Ganzallo explained that there was a gun duel between the crime suspects and the Corps before the criminals “bowed to the superior response of the Corps, while one of the kidnappers, who is 32 years old named Tunde Salami and a resident of Ibadan, Oyo State was captured alive and the kidnap victim was rescued unhurt.”

Ganzallo also said that the rescued victim was traumatized but not harmed.

One locally-made pistol was also recovered from the suspect.

He said the kidnap suspect and the rescued victim had been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Obalende Divisional Police Headquarter for further investigation and likely prosecution.

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