Gunmen abduct two men in Ondo

Barely a week after the launch of the Amotekun Corps Officers of the State Security Network Agency in Ondo State, unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, on Saturday evening abducted two people in Ikun-Akoko/Oba Akoko road of Akoko southwest Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The two victims who include, Surajudeen Alao were traveling back to their homes from Ikun Akoko after witnessing the annual Ikun day on Saturday.

The two victims were said to be travelling in Alao’s car when their abductors stopped them and dragged them into the bush, leaving the car behind.

According to a source, who explained that Alao and the unidentified victim were in the car when the incident happened but said they could not identify the other victim.

He said the people in the area who suspected that the occupants of the vehicle had been kidnapped, notified the traditional heads who organised a search party to secure the freedom of the two victims.

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It gathered that the incident had caused anxiety among residents of Oba Akoko while the families of the victims said they were yet to be contacted.

He however, said the abductors have not get in touch with the family of the abductors but said the incident has been reported at the police station in the area.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr. Tee Leo- Ikoro confirmed the abduction of the two men along Ikun Akoko road.

Ikoro disclosed that the incident was reported at the police station in the area saying men of the command had been drafted to the forest in the area to secure the freedom of the two victims.

He assured that the two abducted men will be rescued by the detectives from the command, saying the two men will return to their families alive, soon.



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