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The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a cleric and his son at Oko-Olowo area of Ilorin on Saturday.

The Police spokesman in Kwara, SP Ajayi Okasanmi said two suspects had already been arrested in respect to the kidnap.

“Police are already investigating the matter. Efforts are also at an advanced stage to rescue the victims”, he said.

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It was reported that gunmen broke into the young cleric’s home after removing the burglar-proof in the window and abducted three victims.

One of them, however, made an attempt to escape, but the assailants fired gunshots at him and inflicted machete cuts on him.

Further reports revealed that the kidnappers abandoned the third victim having taken him to be dead, but he was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The kidnappers also contacted the family to demand a ransom of ₦‎100 million for the two people they took away.

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