The operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps on Tuesday succeeded in rescuing a fleeing kidnap victim in Osun State.
The victim who escaped from the den of the kidnappers around the kelebe area of Osogbo, and the attention of Amotekun was called to rescue the kidnap victim by the residents of Kelebe, where the operatives of Amotekun immediately swung into action to rescue the woman who might have been pursued by the kidnappers.
Recall that a man and his wife were travelling on friday on a motorcycle along Iragbiji/Kelebe road to attend a night vigil in their church in Osogbo when they were abducted by unknown gunmen who barricaded the road.
Confirming the rescue to journalists in Osogbo, the Osun Amotekun Corps Commander, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi said that the abducted fleeing victim has been rescued by the operatives to save her from the kidnappers who might be pursuing her.
“On Tuesday night around 2100hrs will receive a distress call from the resident of Kelebe area Osogbo that they saw an unknown woman fleeing out of the forest in the area and our men swung into action immediately to rescue the victim and we succeeded in rescuing her and brought her for safety in our office”.
“During cross-examination we discovered that she and her husband were abducted on Friday on their way from Iragbiji to a night vigil in Osogbo by unknown gunmen”.
“We immediately made a call to her family to let them aware that we have rescued her and she has been handed over to the Police Anti-Kidnapping Unit”.Adewinmbi asserted.
Adewinmbi advised the general public to be security conscious about their environment and report any suspicious movement in their environment to the security agencies without delay.