5 kidnapped commuters in Ekiti catch freedom – Police


The police in Ekiti on Monday said it had rescued five commuters kidnapped by suspected bandits on Ayedun-Ilasa-Ayebode Twin carriageway in Ikole Native Government bid of the bid.

The characterize Public Kinfolk Officer, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the enchancment to journalists in Ado-Ekiti.

“They were released spherical Ikole-Ekiti in Ikole Native Government bid following an effort by our operatives and other companies.

“The stress became extra special on the kidnappers to the extent that that they needed to let the victims depart.

“Efforts are accrued on to apprehend the kidnappers for prosecution in roar to be obvious (the) safety of the of us.

“We characterize that of us must be safety wide awake and originate determined they file all suspected of us spherical their atmosphere to the safety companies, especially the police,” he said.

The five kidnapped commuters were said to win been released on Sunday and no one would possibly verify whether or no longer ransom became paid or no longer.

The victims were kidnapped on Thursday from varied locations in Ilasa and Ayebode for the length of coordinated assaults by bandits terrorising the axis in fresh times.

The bandits had engaged some armed forces men, who came to rescue the victims, in a fierce fight.

The bandits later escaped by means of the shut by bush.

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