Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:39 am
The suspects from left – right: Akeem Akorede aka Jaruf 32yrs, Ramoni Afolabi 37yrs, Asimiyu Agboola Aka Ijaya 37yrs (Gang leader) and Adesina Muyideen Aka Shina 27yrs.
The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday announced the arrest of alleged murderers of late Olalekan Ogunranti, Managing Director, Today’s prints Ltd who was kidnapped on May 16, 2016 in Osun State.
Don Awunah, spokesperson for the Police said in a statement identified the accused arrested in connection with the murder of the businessman as Asimiyu Agboola, Adesina Meyidan, Ramoni Afolabi, Akeem Akorede and Coker Daniel.
Awunah, a deputy commissioner of police said the arrest was made possible with the involvement of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the IGP’s Monitoring Unit in the investigations on the order of acting IGP Ibrahim Idris.
Awunah added in the statement that Coker Daniel, one of the suspects and a 32 year old graduate confessed and led IRT operatives to Ibukun River in Ibukun local government area of Osun state where the mutilated body of the late Ogunranti was recovered and deposited at LAUTECH Oshogbo.
The other suspects, he said were arrested in Lagos and Ondo States respectively.
He added that all suspects confessed they kidnapped, killed and mutilated the body of the late Ogunranti to stop him from disturbing them over huge sums of money they duped the deceased.