3 Victims rescued as troops killed suspected kidnapper in Ondo state.
It was gathered that, the troops rescued the three victims along Ibilo-Isua road in Igarra village, Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Captain Ayorinde Omojokun, the acting Assistant Director of Army Public Relations disclosed in a statement on Wednesday December 24 that, the suspected kidnapper was killed after troops of 32 Artillery Brigade with other security agencies foiled a kidnapping and robbery operation in the area.
Read The statement Below;
“The bandit attempted to kidnap three travellers in a gold-painted Toyota Highlander 2006 model with registration number AKD 55 GS.
“On sighting the troops, the kidnappers tried to engage the troops in a gun battle but were defeated due to troops’ firepower.
“This resulted in the killing of one of the kidnapper while others escaped into the forest with varying degrees of gunshot wounds.”
Items recovered from the scene of the incident included ?350,770, one cutlass, 11/2 sachet of tramadol hydrochloride (100mg), and one itel black phone.