See Kidnappers den discovered near Ondo state house of Assembly


​An uncompleted two- storeyed building

suspected to be a hideout of

kidnappers and ritual killers was on

Monday discovered in the Alagbaka

area of Akure , the Ondo State capital .

The building is located a few metres

away from the Ondo State House of

Assembly complex, behind the popular

government- owned event centre , the

Gani Fawehinmi Arcade .

It was said to be owned by an

unidentified retired civil servant .

The den was discovered by the

residents of the area who claimed that

some men were always inside the

building performing secret activities

on a daily basis .

A resident of the area , who spoke on

condition of anonymity , told our

correspondent that the building had

been abandoned for a long time and

many residents of the area did not

know the owner .

He explained that a security operative

attached to one of the buildings in the

area shot a bird on a tree beside the

suspected ritual killers ’ den . On

hearing the sound of the gun , some

men reportedly rushed out from the

building and fled .

He said , “ The suspects probably

thought that the gunshot was from

policemen who came for them . They

fled , but some motorcycle riders in the

area chased and arrested four of them ,

who were handed over to the police .”

The source added that the policemen

saved the suspects from being lynched

by the residents of the area .

When our correspondent visited the

building, some women underwear,

sandals , slippers , cooking utensils ,

sleeping mattresses , toothpastes and

toothbrushes , among other items, were


Also, a long rope was found inside one

of the rooms in the building . The rope

was tied to the ceiling of the building

at one end , while the other end of the

rope was knotted.

The Ondo State Police Public Relations

Officer , Mr. Femi Joseph , who

confirmed the development , said some

suspects had been arrested in

connection with the case .

He said , “ We have arrested a number

of suspects and we are currently

interrogating them . It is after the

interrogation and investigation that

we can conclude whether they are

suspect 1 ed ritual killers or not .”

Joseph , who did not specify the

number of suspects arrested, stated

that they would be charged to court

before the end of the week.

Source : PUNCH

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