The Police command in Osun State has confirmed the abduction of two Chinese nationals who were kidnapped at Ifewara, Osun State on Monday.
They were abducted at Okepa/Itikan village, a gold mining site in Ifewara, Atakunmosa West Local Government Area of Osun State.
It was gathered that around 4pm on Monday, some gunmen attacked and abducted the duo and shot their two private guards.
The Police Public Relations Officer Osun Command, SP Yemisi Opalola, in a signal, disclosed that the “Two private guards were shot and have been taken to the general hospital for treatment.”
She further stated that the Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, immediately drafted a strong combined reinforcement of Police Tactical Units, JTF, and other security outfits who have embarked on a search/rescue operation of the two abducted Chinese persons and possible arrest of all the fleeing criminals.
“The Commissioner of Police enjoined members of the public to support, co-operate, and collaborate with the Police in fighting crime in order to bring it down to the barest minimum, by providing us with creditable and prompt information as he promised to rescue the abductees unhurt,” the statement read.