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Police rescues seven kidnapped victims in Kwara



Police operatives in Kwara have rescued seven workers of Lafrcdeen Pure Water Factory in the state.

The victims were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on November 19 at Sosoki village, Alapa area of the state.

The spokesman of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Ilorin.

He said the gunmen stormed the factory and abducted seven out of eight workers including the owner of the factory, Mrs. Fatimah Nurudeen.

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The spokesman said: “In a similar fashion, information was received by the police in Okeonigbin Divisional headquarters about the abduction of one Olujala Adegboja, 56, on his way back from his farm in Olla by six armed men and was led into the bush by the kidnappers.

“On receipt of the information, the State Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo, immediately unleashed the command’s tactical teams with the local hunters and vigilante to the area to rescue the victims and arrest the hoodlums.

“The efforts, however, resulted in the rescue of seven out of the eight abducted workers. The command is getting close to rescuing the remaining victims and possible arrest of the kidnappers

“The command assured the general public that the effort of the combined team of policemen, vigilante and hunters are still ongoing to rescue the victims.”

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