Police parade suspected militants over killing

Four suspected militants, who allegedly kidnapped and eventually killed a police corporal in Ibafo area of Ogun State, were, on Tuesday, paraded by the police.

The suspects, were among 48 suspects, arrested for various criminal activities ranging from cultism, kidnapping, armed robbery, impersonation, murder, among others, across the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, said the command was surprised with the rising wave of criminal activities in recent times, despite its war against crime and criminalities.

He said no fewer than 40 cultists were arrested over a clash between two rival cult groups in Emuren in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.

The CP said the suspected militants were responsible for the abduction and killing of the police corporal attached to Ibafo Division.

Ali said the police had been able to restore normalcy to troubled communities under attack of the militants, with adequate deployment of anti-riot policemen, Personnel Mobile Force, Special Anti-Robbery Squad and the Nigerian Army.

Two old men, who had been defrauding unsuspected members of the public were among those paraded.

Also, one Samuel, who claimed to be a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army, was also paraded for impersonation.