The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of travellers along the Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of the state.
It was said that unknown gunmen waylaid travellers on Sunday night and took some of them into a nearby bush around Ori-Oke Omoh, while others were left at the scene of the attack.
Confirming the incident to journalists, spokesperson of the police command, Yemisi Opalola, said:
”Two people were kidnapped on Sunday evening and our men have been deployed to the area to rescue them.”
Also confirming the incident, the corps commander of Amotekun outfit in Osun, General Bashir Adewinbi (retd), stated that efforts are being made to rescue those that were abducted.
“We did not know the numbers of people that were kidnapped by gunmen but we have drafted people to the scene of the crime to secure their release,” he said.