Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Police rescues couple from kidnappers’ den, arrests two suspects in Ondo



The Police in Ondo State have rescued a couple, Mr. and Mrs. Gbenga Ibikunle who were kidnapped last week along the Uso-Owo road.

They were kidnapped and their three children were left inside their car while travelling with from Ebonyi state to Akure.

Policemen later rescued the children after they found them abandoned in the car.

The combined team of military personnel, Civil Defence Corps and Amotekun Corps were mobilised to comb the forest and rescue the victims.

Two suspects were arrested and taken into custody even as the kidnappers demanded 10 million naira ransom.

Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, while confirming the development said they were rescued at the forest they were taken to on Thursday night.