The police in Osun State has said it has apprehended eight suspects connected with the attack on a missing chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alli Kazeem, in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the state.
MOUTHPIECE NGR gathered that Kazeem is the chairman of the National Union of Road Workers (NURTW).
Report has it that he was whisked away by his assailants around 9:50 pm Saturday after he was macheted.
The spokesperson of the police in Osun state, SP Yemisi Opalola has confirmed the arrest of the suspects.
The mouthpiece of the police in the state said the chairman of the NURTW was whisked away by an unknown person from his motor park at Apomu with a Toyota Corolla with registration number APM 203 AA and was traced to the Oke-Afa area where he was macheted and taken away by the assailants.
“It was further gathered that the assailants came with an unregistered black Toyota Corolla Car,” Opalola added.
“While a tactical team, local hunters and natives have been mobilised to comb the surrounding bush to rescue the victim, presently, eight suspects have been arrested in connection to the case.”