Ondo Police deploys 3,000 officers over kidnapping


By Damisi Ojo,Akure

 

Ondo State Police command has said that it had deployed over 3,000 officers to various parts of the state to carry out special patrols on the highways till next month.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)  command, Femi Joseph, said this would prevent criminal activities, especially kidnapping on major highways in the state.

Joseph, in a statement, said the police officers on patrol would monitor the troubled spot along Ikare-Owo road where the wife of a traditional ruler was recently kidnapped.

According to him, the police officers would be on the road till the first of next month because of heavy flow of traffic on most of the roads in the state during the period.

Joseph said the Commissioner of Police,  Adie Undie had held series of security meetings with top officers of the command on how to tackle kidnapping during and after the festive period.

He expressed sadness over the resurgence of kidnapping of travelers on Owo-Ikare Akoko road and…



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