Connect with us

Metro

Gunmen abduct four travellers in Ekiti

Published

on

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted at least four persons travelling in two buses in Ekiti State on Monday.

The spokesman of the state police command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said the travellers were abducted along the Ayetoro Ekiti – Otun Ekiti Road in Moba local government area of the state.

He said the whereabouts of 32 other passengers had not been ascertained.

Abutu said police operatives are on the trail of the hoodlums in a bid to rescue the victims.

READ ALSO: Gunmen abduct two passengers, kill one in Ekiti

He said: “It is true there was a kidnap on Monday morning along that axis.

“We heard the information and we have deployed our personnel there.

“It began on Sunday evening when some suspected robbers attacked a man who the police thereafter rescued.

“But this morning, we learnt that the suspects were the ones who abducted some road users. The police operatives are on their trail.”

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

three × 4 =

Investigations