Amotekun Arrests Suspects Over Kidnap of Ondo Traditional Head, Others

By Juliet Amaka
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Men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun, have arrested six persons suspected to have abducted a traditional head, High Chief Mukaila Bello and three others along the Owo/Ikare-Akoko Road.

The victims were travelling from Akure to Ikare last Thursday August 4, when the gunmen attacked them along the Owo/Ikare-Akoko Road, around Ago Paanu village, shot the driver of the vehicle in the head and abducted the occupants of the vehicle.

The victims were released on Saturday evening, August 6, by their abductors along the Owo/ lkare highway.

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The kidnappers had demanded N50m ransom before their release, however, family members were silent on the payment.

However, parading the suspects at the head office of Amotekun in Akure, the Commander of the Corps in Ondo State, Adetunji Adeleye, said;

“We were able to recover clothes, beads, and shoes of the victims from two of them who led us to the hideout of the remaining four,” he said.

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“We still have about three others, according to them, at large. But we have been able to successfully find out the location of the remaining culprits and as we talk now, the victims are alive and in good condition.”

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