Gunmen abduct four in Oyo

Unknown Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Thursday opened fire on a car, along the Ibadan-Ijebu Ode highway.

The driver was hit by the bullet on the upper part of his left hand but he escaped death but he said four occupants of the car coming behind him were whisked away by the gunmen but spared a man who was old.

He said, “I was was traveling from Ibadan to Ijebu Ode and at around 8.25am some gunmen suddenly emerged from the bush and opened fire on my car.

“As I reversed the car, some of the herdsmen came  out from the two sides of the road and started shooting at my car. I managed to open the door and fled but I was hit by a bullet.”

He said he reported the incident at the police station in the Challenge area of Ibadan but was told to report at Idi Ayunre.

The injured victim said the police and Amotekun combed the vicinity and two suspects were arrested.

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