Yultide Tragedy: Ekiti Police Command’s Paymaster Kidnapped, Murdered


Tragedy reportedly struck on Sunday night in the Ekiti state Police Command as a Superintendent of Police attached to the Command, Mr. Idowu Taiwo was kidnapped and found murdered in a car in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
The late Taiwo, said to be the Officer in Charge of Finance or OC MSS in the force’s parlance, was said to have been found dead, the morning after he was allegedly kidnapped from where he was at the Ologede area of Ado-Ekiti on Sunday night.
Sources said that he was at a location just by the police station at Ologede when the yet to be identified men arrived at the place and took him away.
The sources added that Taiwo was not found until the next morning but he had already been murdered, left in a car and handcuffed.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ekiti police Command, Mr. Alberto Adeyemi, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview, saying” it is true” and also confirmed that he was ‘OC MSS.’
Adeyemi gave his name as SP Idowu Taiwo and explained that “he was taken away from where he was at Ologede area and was later found dead at Ajebamidele area of the state capital.
The PPRO added that “after he was murdered, they abandoned his body in a car in Ajebamidele area of the town.”
Adeyemi said “investigations have begun to arrest the perpetrators, but no arrests yet.”


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