Police remand three in prison over alleged kidnapping in Osun

Three persons have been remanded by an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court for alleged kidnapping.

The accused include Olalekan Alawe, 39; Idris Ganiyu, 24; and Raji Hammed, 28.

The trio allegedly committed the offence around 5 pm at Testing ground area in Osogbo.

The prosecutor, Temitope Fatoba, told the court that the accused persons kidnapped one Olajide Waidi and took him to an unknown destination.

He said the accused persons prevented anyone entitled to the victim to have access to him in order not to discover where he was imprisoned.

The offence committed contravened section 364 (2), 516 Criminal Code CAP 34 vol 11 Law of Osun State 2002.

The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the allegations slammed against them.

Defense counsel, K.I Bowola prayed the court to grant his clients bail in most liberal terms promising to provide reliable sureties.

In his ruling, Magistrate Isola Omisade remanded the accused persons and requested for a formal bail application.

The case was adjourned till February 11, 2021, for hearing.


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