After Paying A Ransom Of N6m, Three Abducted Cattle Breeders Regain Freedom

The abductors of the three cattle breeders who were kidnapped on Sunday at Idi Ope village near Igangan have released them.

According to reports, the victims were released on Tuesday after a ransom of six million naira was sent to the abductors.

It was gathered that the three victims, Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Soka were kidnapped at Idi Ope, near Igangan, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the State on Sunday.

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They were whisked away while they were going to visit the person who manages the ranch for them. The development was confirmed by Mr. Adewale Osifeso, the Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command.

He used the opportunity to plead with the general public to report criminal activities to the police immediately.

He said;

Three Male victims were indeed abducted around 1820hrs on Sunday 02/05/2021 at Idi Ope village near Igangan. The case was, however, reported 1154hrs on Monday 03/05/2021.

“Efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors. Members of the Public are advised to always report incidences on time to aid prompt and swift action from the Police at all times”.

The release of Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Soka was confirmed by the convener of Igana Development Advocate, Oladokun Oladiran.

According to Oladiran, their freedom was secured after the payment of six million Naira ransom.

He said, “Yes. They kidnapped three people on Sunday but they have been released.

“They were released on Monday after a ransom of six million naira was paid. They collected two million naira from each victim.”


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