One year after kidnapping and killing a Chinese National in Lagos, operatives of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Adelaja Moses, of Emure, Ogun State.
It was gathered that the 26-year-old, was arrested last Saturday, March 6, at about 2a.m, in Emuren, Ogun State during a sting operation.
According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the suspect, a strong member of Aiye Confraternity, and his cohort kidnapped the Chinese National at Okunowa, Ijebu, in Ogun State, but kept him in their hideout at Otta-Agbowa-Ikosi, Lagos State.
“ They eventually killed the captive and dumped his corpse in Agbowa-Ikosi river. The corpse has not been recovered up till date.
“ The suspect has confessed that other members of the gang have been arrested by the Intelligence Responses Team, Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja, he said.
Adejobi added that the Commissioner of Police (CP), Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the Command’s Strike Team that arrested Moses, work with the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on the investigation of the case.
“ He further assured that Lagos State will be hot for criminals and miscreants who venture into criminal activities in the state,” he warned.
Moses who also spoke on how the deceased dies, said: “ We kidnapped the man not with the intention to kill him. He was however found dead at our hideout and to cover up the crime, we threw his body into the river.”