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Abducted quarry workers, commuter regain freedom in Ibadan




Native hunters looking for the medical physician and a nurse kidnapped alongside Abeokuta-Imeko highway in Ogun State have been attacked by gunmen within the bush.


DAILY POST had earlier reported that the physician, Oladunni Odetola, who’s the top of Common Hospital, Imeko and a nurse, one Mrs Bamgbose, had been kidnapped whereas travelling in a Toyota Camry automobile marked KTU 584 FR, on Wednesday night time.

It was mentioned that the gunmen got here out from the bush round Olubo village to assault their targets and took them away, leaving their automobile on the center of the highway.

For the reason that abduction, native hunters, it was gathered, have been mobilised to rescue the medical personnel from the gunmen.

26 native vigilantes had been deployed for the rescue mission, with 10 bikes and two automobiles, our correspondent reliably gathered.

Nonetheless, the search occasion had been reportedly ambushed by the gunmen, who had been mentioned to have engaged them with AK-47 rifles, injuring two of the hunters.

DAILY POST learnt that the abductors set the 2 autos on fireplace as in addition they burnt 9 of the ten motorbikes at Odetedo-Idi-Iroko, Imeko.

It was gathered that the abductors have contacted the household of their abductees, demanding a ransom of N20million.

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had earlier confirmed that the police had been on the path of the abductors.

Oyeyemi couldn’t be reached for additional reactions as on the time this report was filed.

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