Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Gunmen Abduct Traditional Head And Three Others In Ondo

Gunmen have reportedly abducted four persons, including a traditional head in Ikare Akoko in Ondo State.

The traditional head, Mukaila Bello and the three other victims were abducted by the gunmen on Thursday evening while traveling from Akure, the state capital, to Ikare-Akoko.

A source who is familiar with the incident said the incident happened at the Ago Yeye axis, along Owo/Ikare Road, adding that the driver of the car conveying them was hit on the head by a bullet from the attackers and he is now receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Owo.

The ugly incident was confirmed in a statement by the spokesperson of Ondo State Police Command SP Funmilayo Odunlami.

She disclosed that the vehicle, a Toyota Corolla car with registration number KAK 818 AE has been recovered while the driver is receiving treatment at a nearby hospital.

Odunlami added that a team of policemen has been dispatched to the area and the policemen have been combing the nearby bushes in order to apprehend the kidnappers and rescue the victims.

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