Not less than four travellers travelling from Ikare to Akure were reportedly abducted by some gunmen on the Owo-Ikare Expressway, in the Ose/Oba area of Ondo State On Monday.
The victims who were said to be travelling to Akure From Ikare, the headquarters of the Akoko North-East Local Government Area was attacked by gunmen who reportedly dragged the passengers out of the vehicle and took four of them away after shooting one of the occupants of the vehicle, who resisted the abduction.
Reports Say “The kidnappers have contacted the families of the victims, demanding N1m ransom for each of the victims,”
However The Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr. Femi Joseph, who confirmed the incident, added that the command had commenced investigation into the case.
Joseph said, “Investigation has begun and the culprits will soon be apprehended.”