The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the murderers of late Managing Director, Todays prints Ltd. Olalekan Ogunranti.
This was disclosed in the police press released signed by Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Don Awunah.
The late Olalekan Ogunranti was kidnapped on May 16, 2016 by some unknown gunmen in Osun State.
The release attributed the success to the acting Inspector General of police, Ibrahim Idris, who at assumption of office ordered the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the IGP’s Monitoring Unit to take over the matter and ensure the arrest of the culprits in record time.
The FPRO stated in the release that the IRT swung into action using all the technical resources of the Force available to them for the arrest of five prime suspects named as Asimiyu Agboola, Adesina Meyidan, Ramoni Afolabi,Akeem Akorede and Coker Daniel.
The later named suspect, who claimed to be 32 years old and graduate, in his confessional statement led the IRT operatives to Ibukun River in Ibukun local government area of Osun state where the disfigured body of the late Olalekan Ogunranti was recovered and deposited at LAUTECH Oshogbo as other suspects were arrested in Lagos and Ondo States.
The suspects confessed they kidnapped, killed and mutilated the body of the late Olalekan Ogunranti to stop him from disturbing them of huge sums of money they duped the deceased.
The IGP, in reaction to the development, said the arrest of these criminals is a glaring evidence of the proactive nature of the Nigeria Police Force in the new dispensation, assuring Nigerians that the Nigeria Police will always ensure the security of lives and property.