The Oyo State Police Command has rescued two suspects, who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 9-year-old girl, from being lynched.
The Command’s spokesman, Adewale Osifeso, who made this known on Monday in Ibadan, explained that operatives who were on patrol on Sunday around Alakia Adelubi axis, Ibadan, at about 9.20 a.m. responded to a distress call on the “execution of Jungle justice”.
The suspects were alleged to have attempted to abduct a 9-year-old female, “Ope”, who was on her way to church.
According to him, preliminary investigations revealed that the girl was in the company of her mother, one Afolabi Modupe, and other siblings when the two suspects attempted seize her from her mother’s grip.
The Police Public Relations Officer stated that investigations had commenced on the matter, adding that further updates would be communicated in due course.