Crime

Police Rescue Three Abducted Victims in Ogun

 

Ogun State Police Command has rescued three victims of a kidnap syndicate abducted along Siun/Ajura road in Ogere Remo area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement in Abeokuta identified the three vicitms as Jibril Afolabi, Alhaji Amusat Taofeek and Balikis Mohammed.

Mr Oyeyemi explained that the victims were coming from Ilorin, Kwara state heading to Owode Egbado when their vehicle was double crossed by some gunmen who dragged them into the bush while other passengers escaped.

The Police Spokesperson said the commissioner of police, Mr Edward Ajogun directed the Sagamu area commander to mobilise men from all the divisions within the area and go after the kidnappers.

He explained further that the manhunt forced the criminals to abandon the victims and fled.

The victims were rescued safely without ransom and have been escorted to their destination in Owode Egbado.

Olajumoke Idowu

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