SECURITY

Gunmen Kidnap Three Cattle Breeders In Ibarapa, Demand N10m Ransom

Gunmen have kidnapped three cattle breeders at Idi Ope, very close to Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. The three abducted people are said to be Yoruba men and were identified as Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Soka.

According to Newspeakonline report 9JAFOCUS gathered that; the three persons kidnapped were on their way to visit the person who manages the ranch for them when their abductors laid ambush for them and whisked them away.

“It was gathered that the kidnappers had contacted the families of the abducted victims and demanded for the sum of N10 million as ransom. The Convener of Igangan Development Advocates (IDA), Com Oladiran Oladokun, confirmed the kidnap of the victims adding that the incident happened in Sunday night.

“When contacted,the Oyo State Police Command spokesperson, Dsp Adewale Osifeso, also confirmed the incident.

“He said: “Three male victims were abducted around 18:20hrs on Sunday at Idi Ope village near Igangan.

“The case was however reported 11:54hrs on Monday.

“Efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors.

“Osifeso appealed to members of the public to always report such incidents early so as to assist the police in taking prompt action.

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