Olukoro’s Widow Regains Freedom, as Police, Others Arrest 13 Suspects
Joseph Emeribe 2024-02-06 0
The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the rescue and release of abducted wife of late Olukoro of Koro Kingdom- Olori Iyabo Aremu.
According to a statement made available to DiamondFM on Tuesday, 6th of February, 2024, (today) by the Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP. Ejire-Adeyemi Toun, a joint operation comprising the Police, Military, Department of State Services (D.S.S), Vigilante/Hunters who tirelessly combed the forest yielded positive results.
“In the course of investigation, the Inspector General of Police IGP KAYODE ADEOLU EGBETOKUN, Ph.D, NPM approved the deployment of a police chopper for aerial surveillance. This is to help comb the forest/boundary between Kwara and EKITI state” the statement added.
The operation led to the successful rescue of the wife to the late monarch- Olusegun Aremu-Cole, and one other at about 10:30PM last night.
She added that the operation also led to the arrest of 13 male suspects undergoing vigorous interrogation with a view towards aiding the arrest of members of the gang who are at large.
The rescued victims have been re-united with their families with the Commissioner of Police, CP VICTOR OLAIYA psc(+) maintaining his stand that the perpetrators of this dastardly act “will face the full wrath of the law”.
“Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police, CP VICTOR OLAIYA psc(+) remains resolute, maintaining his stand that the perpetrators of this dastardly act will face the full wrath of the law. He further urges the public to be calm and security conscious as they go about their daily activities without fear or anxiety” says the PPRO.
Recall that the Olukoro of Koro kingdom while reportedly resisting his abductors on Thursday the 1st of February, 2024, lost his life leading to the abduction of his Wife and two others.