Three kidnapped persons in Ogere Remo of Ogun State have been rescued by the Ogun state police command.
According to The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the victims were on their way from Ilorin to Owode in Yewa, when they were kidnapped.
He added that their vehicle was ransacked by bandits who led them into the bush. Other passengers were lucky to escape.
The number of the kidnappers are yet to be confirmed at the moment. Also the number of the people in the transit is not disclosed.
However, it’s confirmed that three were kidnapped while others escaped.
The name of the rescued victims are Balikis Mohammed, Amusat Taofeek and Jibril Afolabi, Alhaji.
“Receiving the information, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun directed the Area Commander to mobilize men from all the divisions within the area and go after the hoodlums.
“Officers of the anti-kidnapping unit and SWAT cordoned off the entire bush and combed it thoroughly with the assistance of hunters, local vigilantes, and men of So Safe Corps, forcing the criminals to abandon the victims and flee.
The PPRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that there wasn’t any paid ransom for the rescue of the victims. He added that they all have been led to their destination at Owode Yewa.