Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a couple at Ibokun in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State on their farm at Omi-pupa village around 9:50 pm on Wednesday, December 1.
The victims identified as London and Blessing Omoru, were kidnapped by gunmen numbering about six who stormed the village, shot sporadically into the air to scare the residents and other inhabitants to pave way for their operation.
Spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, SP Yemisi Opalola, said, at about 10.45 pm one Moses Imomiuku of Ayetoro Street reported at Esa-Oke Division that around 10 pm, he received a distress call from one Andrew Omoru that his parents were kidnapped at farm settlement.
“When our men got the report, the Divisional Police Officer led operatives to the scene with the combined effort of Vigilante and men of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) to rescue the victims but, we are still on the trail of the evildoers,” he stated.
“We recovered the motorcycle of the victims and our men are combing the areas to rescue the victims.” she added.