Police arrest one suspect as Ondo State traditional ruler escapes abduction


The traditional ruler in Akure north local Government Area of Ondo State, the Iresi of Osi, Oba David Olajide on Tuesday afternoon escaped from suspected Fulani herdsmen who attempted to kidnap him along Akure-Owo highway near Akure Airport, enroute his community.

Osi community is less than two kilometres to Akure airport and the same tactics used to abduct a mother and her step-son on Sunday’s evening by suspected Kidnappers.

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday however arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers that attempted to abduct the monarch of Osi town.

However, it was learnt that the alleged attempt to abduct the monarch was unsuccessful as Oba Olajide was said to have escaped from the scene by confronting the abductors. The monarch explained that some kidnap victims (Mrs Olawumi and her stepson) were released on Tuesday  morning and he took them to the police headquarters in Akure.  On his way back to the Osi community, the kidnappers attacked him but he escaped.

Oba Olajide said, “after the release of the woman, I took her and her son to the police headquarters to hand them over to the police, so on my way coming back home, the herdsmen blocked the road with their cows, the same way they kidnapped the woman and her son on Sunday when they were returning from church.

As I got to the place, I slowed down my car and I saw them coming to attack me but I managed to escape, they hit and damaged my car but through the grace of God I escaped.”

Oba Olajide further stated that the one of the suspected Fulani herdsmen was later arrested shortly after the attack, saying the suspect had been handed over to the police.

A web based life dating con artist in California who misled many ladies in various states out of cash has been captured.

37-year-old Wilson Edward Jackson who was captured for the current week is blamed for utilizing Facebook, Instagram and dating locales to approach and trick ladies while acting like a representative or rap artist.

Lillian L. Carranza, chief of the Los Angeles Police Department business wrongdoings division, declared the capture on Twitter: “On the off chance that it is unrealistic… it is likely a trick. In the event that you have been an injured individual you are not the only one! Contact your nearby police headquarters.”

LAPD authorities said Jackson would regularly become friends with ladies from out of state at that point offer to fly them to California or vow to pay them back for obtaining the plane ticket.

He would then target exploited people when they were snoozing or utilizing the washroom by taking from their tote, assuming their acknowledgment card subtleties and personality data. Before the injured individual would fly home, Jackson would supposedly concoct further reasons and request a credit. Police said he composed checks to ladies implying to be for repayment however they would be attached to shut records.

FOX 11 announced he utilized the stolen cash to purchase garments and pay his bills. Jackson’s reasons would incorporate that he lost his wallet or was experiencing difficulty getting to money from his bank.

“As though a wrecked heart wasn’t sufficient, he would monetarily pulverize a large number of these ladies,” Carranza told ABC7. The LAPD is currently encouraging any of his unfortunate casualties to contact criminologists.

The news outlet revealed that up to 20 ladies have just approached to police, with the exploited people including a Dallas cop and a San Diego state lawyer

Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba has played in five of Manchester United’s eight league games this season

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been ruled out of Sunday’s Premier League meeting with leaders Liverpool at Old Trafford.

The Frenchman, 26, is suffering from a foot injury that has limited him to two appearances since the end of August.

United are two points clear of the relegation zone while Liverpool have an eight-point lead at the top.

Goalkeeper David de Gea is also a doubt for the game – he will have scans on Thursday on a groin injury.

Argentine Sergio Romero will deputise against Liverpool if De Gea is ruled out with the injury that forced him off in the second half of Spain’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Sweden on Tuesday.

Pogba last played in the 1-1 draw at home to Arsenal on 30 September. He missed United’s 1-0 defeat at Newcastle before the international break and has failed to recover in time to face Liverpool (Sunday, 16:30 BST).