Olukoro Of Koro’s Widow Regains Freedom, As Police, Others Arrest 13 Suspects

The abducted wife of the slain King of Koro Ekiti, Kwara State has been rescued by a combined team of security agents.

She was rescued along with a little girl believed to also have been kidnapped.

According to the press statement issued by the Spokesperson of Kwara State Police Command, DSP Ejire Adeyemi Adetoun, on Tuesday morning, 13 suspects have so far been arrested in connection with the incident.

She further said that the woman and one other person were rescued at about 10:30 pm of Monday, February 5 from the forest between Ekiti State and Kwara State.

The police said the rescued victims have since been reunited with their families, hale and hearty.

In the statement, Ejire – Adeyemi said; “A joint operation comprising the Police, Military, D.S.S, Vigilante/Hunters who tirelessly combed the forest yielded positive results. This operation led to the successful rescue of the wife of the late monarch and one other at about 22:30 hours on 05/02/24. The rescued kidnap victims have been reunited with their families, hale and hearty.

She further said that the Commissioner of Police, CP Victor Olaiya remained resolute, maintaining his stand that the perpetrators of this dastardly act will face the full wrath of the law. He further urges the public to be calm and security conscious as they go about their daily activities without fear or anxiety.