Some daredevil gunmen numbering about eight on Wednesday invaded Ago Igbira, a Fulani settlement in Ila, Ila-Orangun local government area of Osun, kidnapping one resident.
According to residents who confirmed the development, the village was attacked between 11pm on Tuesday 11 and 12am Wednesday 12, 2023.
It was gathered that the gunmen suspected to be Fulanis succeeded in whisked away one Muhammad Jubril (30) to an unknown destination.
However, one Hassan Jubril was injured during their shoot out.
Confirming the incident, the Osun State Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola said police in collaboration with Police in collaboration with Civilian Joint Faskforce (CJF) swung into action, combed the whole area.
She said: “On 12/04/23 at about 7am one Seriki Fulani Mohammed Kajibo ‘m’ reported that unknown gunmen numbering about Eight (08) suspected to be Fulanis attacked Ago Igbira, a Fulani settlement between 11pm 11/4/2023 and 12am of 12/4/2023 and kidnapped one Mohammed Jubril ‘m’ aged 30years and one Hassan Jubril ‘m’ was injured during their shoot out.
“Immediately the incident was reported, Police in collaboration with Civilian Joint Faskforce (CJF) swung into action, combed the whole area, where three (03) expended shells of AK47 rifle and cartridges were recovered from the scene.
“Meanwhile the combined teams of Police and CJF are combing the bush to rescue the victim and arrest the perpetrators.”
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