How Kwara police rescued abducted farmer

Alhaji Alaga Olayemi, the farmer, businessman who was abducted by seven gunmen at Oke-Onigbin in Kwara state on Wednesday, has been rescued as confirmed by the spokesman of the state police command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, announced in Ilorin on Friday.

He said in a statement “a painstaking search and rescue mission by the state Police Commissioner, Mohammed Lawal Bagega, conducted within Oke-Onigbin, Iloffa, Ekiti and Eruku areas by the police and other members of the security community in the state, forced the abductors to abandon their victim at Oyogbo village.

“Under intense security pressure, it became obvious they could not escape arrest, hence they abandoned their victim.

“The victim is presently undergoing some medical checkup in an undisclosed hospital,” the statement added, while efforts are being intensified to apprehend the abductors.


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