Gunmen kidnap couple in Osun

Residents of Ibokun in the Obokun local government area of Osun State are now groaning over the abduction of a couple identified as London and Blessing Omoru on their farm in a village of the local government.

Investigations revealed that the couple were kidnapped around 9.50 pm on Wednesday at Omi-pupa village by gunmen numbering about six.

The gunmen who were said to have taken over the village when they stormed the place, reportedly shot sporadically into the air to scare the residents and other inhabitants to pave way for their operation.

However, the kidnapped couple is said to have been whisked away to an unknown place while frantic efforts are said to be in place to arrest the evil perpetrators.

While commenting on the matter, the spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, SP Yemisi Opalola said, at about 10.45 pm one Moses Imomiuku of Ayetoro Street reported at Esa-Oke Division that around 10 pm, he received a distress call from one Andrew Omoru that his parents were kidnapped at farm settlement.

“When our men got the report, the Divisional Police Officer led operatives to the scene with the combined effort of Vigilante and men of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) to rescue the victims but, we are still on the trail of the evildoers.

“We recovered the motorcycle of the victims and our men are combing the areas to rescue the victims,” she submitted.


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