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Offa abduction: Kwara police rejects ransom, negotiation with kidnappers

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The Kwara State police command, has rejected any engagement or negotiations with kidnappers on fee of ransom.

The spokesman of the command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, declared this in a textual content message to DAILY POST, whereas reacting to the N20 million ransom demanded by the abductors who kidnapped one Lukman and killed his pregnant spouse, Hawawu alongside Offa-Ojoku highway on the weekend.

He stated within the message on Monday that, ” The command, as a precept doesn’t discuss negotiation or ransom with kidnappers.

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” We don’t additionally encourage households of victims to take action.

” Very quickly, our efforts will yield constructive outcomes and the abductee will probably be rescued,” Ajayi declared.

The state Police Commissioner, Mohammed Lawal Bagega, had ordered a rescue operation for the discharge of the captive and the arrest of the masterminds of the bloody abduction.

DAILY POST remembers that unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Lukman and his spouse alongside Offa-Ojoku highway whereas heading residence in a automotive.

Lukman’s pregnant spouse was shot useless on the scene, whereas he was kidnapped and whisked away to an unknown vacation spot and the his whereabouts continues to be unknown on the time of this report.

Lukman is a businessman who sells London used telephones on the common Owode market in Offa, Offa Native Authorities Space of the state.

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The gunmen, demanded N20 million ransom for his launch, however the household claimed they might solely increase N2 milion for the abductors.

The bloody abduction triggered a protest by some residents of Offa who stormed the Olofa of Offa’s palace, demanding the rescue and launch of the sufferer.

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