Insecurity: Gunmen abduct police officers

Gunmen have kidnapped about three police officers hooked up to Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos.

It was learnt that the incident occurred Thursday afternoon when the police officers bumped into the abductors at Wasinmi in Ewekoro Native Authorities Space of Ogun State.

The police officers have been reportedly on their method to examine a matter within the neighbouring state.

The officers, in accordance to the police observe for officers who cross state boarders on official project, have been booked on the Police Division in Wasinmi, earlier than they left for his or her meant place of project.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the officers, led by an Inspector of Police, Oladipo Olayemi, have been captured whereas on their method to their investigation level by their abductors, who accosted them at about 2:30 p.m.

The officers have been transferring in a business car however whereas the motive force of the car fortunately escaped, the officers have been taken away.

The Divisional Police Officer in Ewekoro had led his males into the bush in seek for the lacking policemen.

When contacted, the Ogun State police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.

Mr Oyeyemi, a superintendent of police, mentioned that “folks have been kidnapped, however just one policeman was concerned.“

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Mr Oyeyemi, who refused to say the variety of kidnapped victims, additional mentioned the police is on the path of the abductors, assuring that the victims would all be rescued unharmed.

“I’ve mentioned to any person right this moment, their is not any hiding place on this state, are you considering we’re going to maintain quiet? We’ll get them and rescue the victims unharmed quickly.

“Males of the anti-kidnapping unit are on the path of the abductors and certainly we’ll get them.”


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