The Ogun State Police Command has narrated how it rescued three victims of kidnap syndicate abducted along Siun/Ajura Road on the Ogere-Remo Road in Ogun State.
According to a statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the rescued victims, Jibril Afolabi, Amusat Taofeek and Balikis Mohammed were seized by 3:00 am on Friday on their way from Ilorin.
The kidnappers attacked their vehicles. While other passengers were able to escape, the three victims were dragged into the bush by their abductors.
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“Receiving the information, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun directed the Area Commander to mobilize men from all the divisions within the area and go after the hoodlums.
“He equally ordered the Command’s anti-kidnapping unit as well as SWAT to move to the scene.
“The entire bush was cordoned off and combed thoroughly with the assistance of hunters, local vigilantes and men of so-safe corps. The heat on them made them abandon the victims and take to flight.
“All the victims were there and they were rescued without any ransom paid. They have been escorted to their destination at Owode Egbado,” he said.