Gunmen free abducted quarry workers, commuter in Ibadan
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have freed three workers who were abducted from a quarry site in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
This development came days after three workers of Megabolex Quarry in Idi Ayunre area of Ibadan and a commuter were kidnapped.
It was learnt that the four abducted persons have been released on Friday by their kidnappers.
According to DAILY POST report, the four victims were rescued at about 6:20 p.m on Friday by the police, who had been combing the forest in the area.
Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr. Adewale Osifeso, when contacted confirmed the release of the victims on Saturday.
Osifeso added that the victims have been reunited with their families.
He said, “Yesterday, 09/04/2021 at 6:20pm, as a result of ceaseless and continuous combing of neighbouring bushes and abandoned structures by a combined team of personnel from the anti-kidnapping squad and local vigilantes, exerting pressure on the abductors by closing in on them along Ibadan/ Ijebu-Ode Road, we have successfully rescued alive all the victims of the 6/4/2021 abduction.
“They have been reunited with their families while investigation is on top gear to track down the abductors. Subsequent developments would be communicated.”
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