Ondo: Couple nabbed over kidnapping of reverend sisters
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Ondo: Couple nabbed over kidnapping of reverend sisters



The long arm of the law has finally caught up with a couple, Ayodeji and Adebimpe Muyijimi who are both alleged to be responsible for masterminding the kidnap of two reverend sisters.

According to the Ondo State Police Command, the duo orchestrated the kidnapping of two reverend sisters, Perpetual Apo and Bukola Funmilade, and their driver, Mr. Zwugwa Zibai.

Mrs. Hilda Harrison, the state police commissioner said the victims were ambushed in the month of May on the Benin-Sagamu Expressway at Kajola in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state.

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Mrs. Harrison said the couple were arrested in Okitipupa and have both confessed to the crime, while the gang leader identified as Godwin Ufoma, has also been arrested and is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.

While speaking to journalists, Mrs. Harrison said the couple were responsible for the spate of kidnappings in the state in recent times and also appealed to people of the state to support the police by giving information on activities of criminals.

“The couple have confessed to being members of the gang that kidnapped the reverend sisters.

“The same gang also kidnapped one Oluwatimilehin Olatunji in Okitipupa but the victim later escaped.” Mrs. Harrison said.

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