Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Gunmen kidnap Army Captain, 3 others in Ondo, demand N20m ransom


Aremed Men  abduct Army Captain, 3 others in Ondo, need N20m ransom


An Army Captain has been abducted by gunmen thought to be kidnappers along Auga/Akunnu highway in Akoko North-East Local Federal Government of Ondo State.
The Army Captain determined as D. Gana was abducted along with three others.
It was collected that the abducted captain was on transit through the state from Abuja when the gunmen struck.

The Auga/Akunnu highway in Akoko North-East City Government Area of the state has been one of the flashpoints of kidnapping activities within the northern senatorial district of the state.
Suspected ranchers had actually been connected to many highway criminal offenses perpetrated in the location.
The thugs were said to have stopped the automobiles on the highway and dragged them into the bush, leaving the vehicle on the road.
According to a source, the hooligans did not choose any product from the automobile however left the doors of the car open after taking the victims away.

He divulged that the kidnappers had actually contacted the household of the victims, requiring N20m for the release of the 4 victims in their custody.
He, nevertheless, said the Divisional Law enforcement officer, DPO, of Ikare Department, right away deployed guys of the state authorities command from the department to the location, just to fulfill the abandoned vehicle.

It was found out that men of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure of the Nigerian Army activated males to the location to comb the bush to save the victims and capture the culprits.
Verifying the abduction, the Ondo State Cops Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro stated the incident occurred along Auga/Akunnu road around 4am on Tuesday.

He described that the Command had been briefed while the State Cops Commissioner, Undie Adie, had bought detectives from the command to browse the forest in the area for the kidnappers in a bid to save the officer.

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