Three victims of a kidnap syndicate, pictured above, who were Kidnapped along Siun/Ajura road in Ogere Remo area of Ogun State have been rescued by operatives of Ogun state police command.
All three victims; Jibril Afolabi, Amusat Taofeek and Balikis Mohammed, were coming in from Ilorin, the Kwara state capital heading to Owode Egbado when their vehicle was double crossed at about 3 a.m by some gunmen who whisked them into the bush while other passengers escaped.
A statement issued by the spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state’s commissioner of police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun upon receiving the information of their Kidnap, told the Area Commander Shagamu to mobilize men from all the division within the area and go after the hoodlums. He equally ordered the command’s anti kidnapping unit as well as SWAT to move to the scene.
Oyeyemi added that the entire bush was sieged and combed thoroughly with the assistance of hunters, local vigilantes and men of so safe corp. He disclosed that the heat on the abductors made them to abandon the victims and flee.
The police spokesperson added that all the victims were there and then rescued without any ransom paid. They have been escorted to their destination at Owode Egbado.