Operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State have rescued a female passenger allegedly being kidnapped by a commercial motorcyclist, otherwise known as Okada rider.
The passenger was rescued by the patrol team on duty along the Abeokuta-Sagamu route on Sunday.
The Public Education Officer of the FRSC in the State, Florence Okpe, who disclosed this to journalists on Monday, said the patrol team rescued the woman from the Bajaj bike rider, who was identified as Dauda Usman, with bike registration number PKA211WA RED BAJAJ.
Okpe said the incident occurred at about 3pm, “when the FRSC team were informed by some commercial motorcycle riders of a woman being taken away by a suspected bike rider due to the alarm raised by the woman on bike.”
According to Okpe, the patrol team quickly intervened and got the bike rider arrested.
On interrogation, the pillion had told the FRSC patrol leader that the rider refused to stop after reaching their agreed destination within Immigration Centre, Abeokuta.
The Okada rider was said to have proceeded to another destination, making the woman to call for help and some bike rider stationed at Laderin Estate junction followed them immediately.
“The patrol team with the help of other bike riders were able to rescue the woman and handed them to the police Special weapons and Tactics team SWAT,” she stated.
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