Sources gathered that the suspects were arrested in connection with kidnapping and murdering of two kids in Osogbo, the state capital.
The two kids, whose ages were put as 13 and 12 years of age, were identified as Thompson Onibokun and one Samson.
The Osun State Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, while parading the suspected kidnappers at the state Police command headquarters in Osogbo, disclosed to sources that the suspects killed the two kids at Durojaye street, Zone 8 area, Iludun, Osogbo on 28th January 2021.
Olokode stated that the suspected kidnappers confessed to have kidnapped and murdered the two kids, adding that the bodies of the victims have been recovered inside the bush around Oke-Baale area, Osogbo where they were dumped by the killers.
The state police commissioner said the suspects would be charged as soon as the investigation was concluded.
Similarly, the Osun State Police Command paraded two suspected armed robbers.
The suspected robbers, who were identified as Samson Olamilekan and Kazeem Olaide, were said to have been arrested while trying to rob a resident of Mallam Tope area in Osogbo.
The alleged robbers were said to have attacked the victim, Jimoh Omotosho, with a locally made pistol and one live cartridge, carting away a sum of Ten a thousand naira (N10,000).
Speaking to source, one of the suspects confessed to the crime, saying the two kids were kidnapped for a ransom of N25 million; the money which the parents of the abducted kids failed to pay.