Quarry workers Kidnapped in Ibadan regain freedom
All the adducted workers, who are three in number and were kidnapped from a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital have regained their freedom.
Recall that the three workers were kidnapped by gunmen at Megabolex Quarry site, Idi Ayunre area of Ibadan.
It was gathered that they were released on Friday.
It was also learnt that four victims were rescued at about 6:20 p.m on Friday by the police, who had been combing the forest in the area.
Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr. Adewale Osifeso, when contacted confirmed the release of the victims to the press on Saturday.
Osifeso added that the victims have been reunited with their families.
According to him, “Yesterday, 09/04/2021 at 6:20pm, as a result of ceaseless and continuous combing of neighbouring bushes and abandoned structures by a combined team of personnel from the anti-kidnapping squad and local vigilantes, exerting pressure on the abductors by closing in on them along Ibadan/ Ijebu-Ode Road, we have successfully rescued alive all the victims of the 6/4/2021 abduction.
“They have been reunited with their families while investigation is on top gear to track down the abductors. Subsequent developments would be communicated.”
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