Amotekun Rescues Nine Of 12 Lagos-bound Passengers Abducted In Ondo
The state Commander of Amotekun, Mr Adetunji Adeleye, told newsmen in Akure on Thursday that the victims were rescued after his men responded to a distress call from concerned citizens.
The passengers, who were travelling from Abuja to Lagos in an 18-seater bus, were attacked and abducted by the armed men at Idoani-Ifira axis.
The incident occurred on the failed portion of the Idoani-Ifira road in Akoko Southeast local government area of the state.
Adeleye said the victims were rescued after his men responded to a distress call from concerned citizens.
He added that his men are combing the bush to rescue the three remaining victims, saying;
Our men responded to the gunshots and a distress call. They got there on time and were able to rescue nine of them.
They took them to our office in Isua and released them after giving them the necessary attention. The vehicle and its driver have also been released to the police. We are now on the trail of the kidnappers to rescue the remaining three victims.
Meanwhile, Divisional Police Officer in Isua-Akoko, Mr Hakeem Sadiq, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Akure on Thursday.
Sadiq said anti-kidnapping unit was already working with other sister agencies to ensure that the travellers were rescued unhurt.