Gunmen Abduct Family of Ten in Oyo, Demand N15m Ransom




Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, Saturday, stormed Agbo Hotel at Ajaawa community in Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of , abducting a family of ten.

The abductors who invaded the hotel at about 10.pm on Saturday, took away the owner of the hotel, Hon. Olukunle Oyedokun, his younger wife, his baby, two daughters, grand-daughter, sister-in-law with her son and a guest.

Radio reports that the perpetrators reportedly fired shots into the air sporadically, after which they seized the ten victims and took them to an unknown destination through the bush.

Two of those in the hotel when the kidnappers struck fortunately escaped being abducted.

A family source told Radio that the hotelier was preparing for his father’s burial this week Friday.

It was also gathered that the kidnappers had initiated a call through the victims’ phones to their family members on Sunday, demanding N15 million as ransom.

A police patrol team, which was said to have raced to the scene on hearing the gunshots, swiftly put together some police operatives, Amotekun Corps, local hunters and vigilante group members to comb through the bush, in order to rescue the victims and arrest their abductors.

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