Nigeria: Police officers, kill two Osun kidnapers, rescue victim
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
Two suspected kidnappers have been shot dead in Iwo, Osun State, as a consolidated security team of police and hunters rescued a herder recognized just as Alhaji Adamu who was kidnapped in Dishonor town.
PUNCH Metro discovered that Adamu was kidnapped in the early long periods of Tuesday by a 11-man group that went after the town.
It was further discovered that cops and trackers raged the shrub nearby, found where Adamu was held and drawn in his abductors in return of shots.
During the shootout, two of the abductors were allegedly shot dead while others escaped into the bramble with gunfire wounds.
A security source, who partook in the hunt and salvage activity, yet was not approved to remark, during a meeting with PUNCH Metro said, “There was a trade of shots during which two of the abductors were killed while others got away with discharges injury. The casualty was anyway saved and taken to an emergency clinic in Iwo town. The remaining parts of the killed abductors had been taken to the police headquarters in Iwo.” At the point when reached, the state Police Advertising Official, Yemisi Opalola, affirmed the episode and called for further developed cooperation from all partners to handle wrongdoings in all pieces of the state.