Unknown Gunmen Kidnap One, Shot Another In Kwara

Unknown Gunmen Kidnap One, Shot Another In Kwara

KEHINDE AKINPELU, ILORIN

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped one person and shot another one in Kwara state.

The victims ar two siblings – Julius and Jacob Olarewaju.

The incident was said to have happened on Wednesday evening between Obbo-Aiyegunle and Osi communities in Ekiti local government area of the state.

The victims were said to be traveling from Obbo-Aiyegunle on the said day to Omu-Aran, Irepodun local government area of the state to check on their brother who is recuperating in an hospital.

The gunmen, according to sources allegedly attacked their victims vehicle and kidnapped Julius while Jacob managed to escape.

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The sources added that the attackers allegedly shot fleeing Jacob who feigned dead, making the suspected gunmen to leave him writhing in pains.

It was gathered that kidnappers have been having smooth operations in the are because of the state of disrepair of Obbo-Aiyegunle-Osi road.

The suspected gunmen, it was gathered as at the time of filing this report, are yet to contact the family of the victims for ransom.

Aare of Obbo-Aiyegunle Justice Joseph Gbadeyan (rtd) said
the community members had met over the matter.

Gbadeyan urged the state government to rehabilitate the road to save the community members from the hands of miscreants.

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When contacted, the spokesman of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi said he was not aware of the incident.

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