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Good Friday: Two Children Abducted in Church during Easter Service



A suspect, Sikiru Famuyiwa has been apprehended for allegedly conspiring with an associate to kidnap two children at Celestial Church of Christ, Ijeja area Abeokuta, the Capital of Ogun State.

According to a report, the incident occurred during ‘Good Friday’ church service.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun state police Command Spokesperson in a statement published on Saturday, confirmed that one Mr Famuyiwa was apprehended in relation with the alleged conspiracy.

According to the spokesperson, the suspect and his escaping associate crawled into the children section of the church and abducted the two minors, whose ages are between 2-year-old and three years.

The PPRO said the suspect was apprehended following a anguish call received by police command at Ibara Divisional Police Headquarters, expanding that the two children were rescued.

Oyeyemi declared, Lanre Bankole, the state commissioner of Police had authorized the quick transfer of the suspect to the anti-kidnapping department of the State Criminal-Investigation and Intelligence-Department for discreet investigation for more investigation.