Osun Police reclaims abducted passenger

The Osun State Police Command operatives has reclaimed a woman who was abducted along the Osogbo Ikirun/Road on Friday by gunmen.

Recall, an unspecified number of travellers were abducted at Ayepe Area, a community located along Osogbo/Ikirun road in the early hours of Friday.

Giving update on the incident during an interview with Journalists on Sunday, Osun Police Command Spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola said the woman was rescued by the police on Saturday.

She added that the driver of the vehicle had been found and rescue operation is still on to free other abductees.

A top security source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the victim was rescued by the police team that went after the abductors.

The source further said the gunmen abandoned the victim after police team engaged them in gunshot battle in a forest at the centre of Osogbo, Iragbiji and Ibokun towns, where she was held.

Opalola however refrained from giving details of how the victim regained freedom.

“The operatives rescued the kidnap victim of Ikirun/Osogbo Road abduction that occurred on Friday. The woman has been rescued alive and taken to the hospital for necessary medical attention,” she said.

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