APC Local Govt. Councillor Arrested By EFCC For Involvement In Kidnap [Photo]

5 years ago by: MrJohn
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-- (m) at 21-03-2015 06:20PM

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A serving All Progressives Congress, APC, councillor in Ogun State, Lateef Agboola, has been arrested alongside four other suspects for alleged kidnapping.

Mr. Agboola, who claimed to be from Ward 4 of the party, is a member of the legislative arm of Odogbolu Local Government Area.

In an interview with journalists, he said he regretted his involvement in criminality.

The arrest of the kidnap syndicate was effected on Friday, when the Special Anti-Robbery Squad led by Mohammed Tijani, a superintendent of police, stormed the gang’s hideout located in Oke-Sopin area of Ijebu-Igbo town in Ijebu North Local Government of the State.

Following the raid of the hideout, five of the gang members were arrested with a number of charms and guns, while two are still on the run.

The suspects in police custody as at the time of filing this report include: Lateef Agboola, Tunde Akilo, Sunkanmi Dacosta, Ahmed Adebanjo and Mukaila Olatunji

The arrested councillor in a statement to journalists admitted that his vehicle was used for the operation.

He said his younger brother, also a member of the gang but now on the run, got him involved.

“I regret my involvement,” he said. “My political career is finished. I only gave them my car when my brother told me the vehicle they used for the operation had flat tyre.”

All suspects admitted their operations within one month earned each of them a minimum of N300, 000 from ransoms paid by families of their victims.

A member of the gang, Tunde Akilo, told PREMIUM TIMES he squandered his share of the money.

The Commissioner of Police, Valentine Ntomchukwu, during his visit to the kidnappers’ hideout on Saturday said the building used by the gang has be taken over and sealed by the police.

He said investigations were ongoing, and assured that the fleeing suspects would soon be arrested.

He said all suspects would face the full wrath of the law.


-- bash77 (m) at 21-03-2015 06:42PM
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Habah! Honourable? Where is the honour now?
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-- JennyK95 (f) at 21-03-2015 07:21PM
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Na wa o...
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-- chylind5 (f) at 21-03-2015 07:30PM
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APC=Change
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-- jimmyasika (m) at 21-03-2015 08:26PM
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Good example of change hopeless people
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-- babafero (m) at 21-03-2015 08:29PM
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yoruba
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-- jimmyasika (m) at 21-03-2015 08:31PM
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Please let him face the law immediately before Buhari and Tinubu will come to his rescue
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-- seundavid88 (m) at 21-03-2015 08:51PM
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all bcos of change.... APC
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-- zoe61 (f) at 21-03-2015 09:01PM
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the heat is on
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-- chealseafc (m) at 21-03-2015 09:26PM
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so this is the CHANGE you have been preaching to us?.
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-- beneno (m) at 21-03-2015 10:31PM
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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-- kunlery002 (m) at 21-03-2015 10:57PM
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PDP propaganda
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-- funshybaba (m) at 22-03-2015 12:47AM
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is it now EFCC that arrests for kidnapping case   Huh?
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-- dennis_005 (m) at 22-03-2015 12:47AM
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PDP delegates cool your head in prison rest in peaces
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-- owen_hillary (m) at 22-03-2015 03:06AM
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CHANGE CHANGE CHANGE HA HA I DEY LAUGH SO THIS IS HOW YOU PPL WANT TO CHANGE US FROM PICKING POCKET TO KIDNAPPING THAT MEAN WE ARE FINISH... VOTE WISELY MY DEAR PPL
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-- elobiz20012 (m) at 22-03-2015 04:07AM
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HAHAHAHAHA CHANGE CHANGE BETTER EVERYTHINGS IS OPUNE NOW ,I SAY THIS BEFORE APC ALL OF THEM IS KIDNAPING,GEJ TILL2019
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-- Nicksam (m) at 22-03-2015 09:40AM
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TOO BAD
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-- luckylefty (m) at 22-03-2015 12:50PM
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Nigeria politics!  Na wen EFCC start dey investigate violent cases like kidnapping ?
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-- chinwangwa (m) at 22-03-2015 07:46PM
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Stupid change.
This is the change ooooooooooooooo
Kidnapping change
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-- dareper (m) at 22-03-2015 08:29PM
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Honourable kidnapper. APC!... Idiots
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