By Ayobami Agboola, Osogbo
A yet-to-be identified numbers of travellers have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Osun state.
The incident according to information gathered by CityMirrorNews occured along Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of Osun on Sunday night.
CityMirrorNews gathered that the travellers were waylaid on the road by gunmen and took some of them to nearby bush around Ori-Oke Omoh while others were left at the scene.
One of the victim who escaped from the Kidnappers den were to have reported the incident at the police station.
The Corps Commander of Amotekun outfit, Osun State, General Bashir Adewinbi confirmed that some travellers were abducted yesterday.
“We did not know the numbers of people that were kidnapped by gunmen but we have drafted people to the scene of the crime to secure there release.”
When the Police spokesperson, Mrs Yemisi Opalola, was contacted, she confirmed the abduction.
She said, “Two people were kidnapped on Sunday evening and our men have been deployed to the area to rescue them.”
A security source said, ‘The Commissioner of Police alerted the Amotekun corps about the kidnap. The police with the Amotekun corps have been mobilised to the scene. The area that they kidnapped those travellers has been giving security agents issues for a while now. There was a time that they shot Amotekun corps there. The numbers of those abducted by the gunmen are not known.”
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