January 27, 2023



Six travellers kidnapped in Kwara, police rescue 4 victims

Six travellers have been on Monday kidnapped between Obbo-Ile/Osi highway in Ekiti native authorities space of Kwara state by 5 armed hoodlums.

And in a swift response, operatives of the Kwara state police command who launched a manhurt for the abductors Tuesday rescued 4 out of the six vicrims.  

A press release by the state police public Relations Officer Okasanmi Ajayi stated an empty shell was recovered from an empty shell of seven.62mm  ammunition from a bush  the place the abductors deserted the victims autos. 

The assertion reads, “Info relating to the kidnap of six occupants of a Hummer bus  Reg No: Abuja KUJ 613 AA between Obbo-Ile/Osi highway  by 5 armed hoodlums at about 2315hrd of 15/8/2022 was recieved at this time 16/8/2022 at about 0730hrs.

“On receipt of the knowledge, detachments of  typical policemen,Tactical groups, Vigilante and Hunters have been instantly dispatched to the realm for attainable search, rescue and arrest of the suspects.

“Consequently, the  victims’ automobile, loaded with foodstuffs was discovered deserted, inside which was recovered an empty shell of seven.62mm  ammunition.

“The depth of the strain throughout  the search and rescue efforts led to the abandoning of 4 of the abductees who’ve now been rescued and presently with the police.The  kidnappers  who’re believed to be within the bushes with the 2  remaining victims would quickly be smoked out and arrested.

“The commissioner of police, Kwara state, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc (+) needs to guarantee the households of the  but to be launched victims, that no stone can be left unturned in rescuing the remaining victims nonetheless within the custody of the abductors .. He additional  suggested commuters to keep away from night time journeys, particularly on remoted roads”.

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