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POLICE OFFICERS KIDNAPPED IN OGUN

Some officers of the Ogun State Police Command were on Thursday, kidnapped by gunmen in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the State.

It was revealed that the victims arrived in Ogun State from Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos State, for an investigation.

They were said to have been duly booked at the police division in Wasinmi before they left for their place of primary assignment.

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It was gathered that the officers, led by Inspector Oladipo Olayemi, were thereafter kidnapped on the road by gunmen who allegedly accosted them at about 2:30 pm.

The Ogun State Police Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident said “People were kidnapped, but only one policeman is involved.”

“We are on the trail of the kidnappers. Do you think we are going to keep quiet? We will get them and rescue the victims unhurt,” he added.

Meanwhile, the commercial driver, who conveyed the cops, was said to have escaped from the kidnappers.

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