By Olusegun Folarin

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have rescued two teenagers from their abductors suspected to be kidnappers.

The 17 year old, Chindalu Umadi and 16 year old, Udeba David were rescued by the policemen attached to Oru Division in Ijebu.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Omolola Odutola who confirmed the incident in a statement in Abeokuta said the two teenagers were kidnapped in Ojo local government, Lagos State. 

According to her, two unknown individuals abducted them into a Toyota Saloon car, and the victims have no recollection of what happened during their captivity until they were abandoned near a riverside in Oru Ijebu.

The Command’s Spokesperson who said the teenagers claimed that they were on their way to play football when they were forcibly taken pointed out that efforts were on to reunite the teenagers with their families.

Mrs Odutola said the Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Alamutu expressed his satisfaction with this positive outcome and emphasized the need for parents to be vigilant, especially during the ember months which many believed to be notorious for increase in criminal activities. 

He also encouraged the teenagers to move in groups to minimize the risk of falling victim to such incidents.

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