Gunmen abduct three travelers in Osun

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The Osun State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the alleged abduction of three travelers along Ilesha-Akure Express in the state.

The command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said the victims were abducted at about 7:00 p.m. on Monday in Iwaraja town, Oriade local government area of the state.

She said the police had, however, deployed men and officers to the forest where the gunmen retreated after the abduction in an attempt to rescue the victims.

She said the command was not aware if the hoodlums had been established with families of the victims.

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Opalola said: “On Monday, at about 7:00 p.m., some yet to be identified hoodlums emerged from the bush and opened fire and flattened the tyres of a Toyota Sienna bus with Registration ABUJA ABJ 635 DC along Ilesha-Akure Expressway, by Iwaraja Forest.

“In the process, six passengers plus the driver of the bus were abducted, but three were lucky to have escaped.

“Intensive manhunt is, however underway by the police, local hunters and vigilantes to rescue the abducted victims and arrest the suspects.”

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