One Person Neutralized, Three Abducted By Armed Kidnappers In Kwara

Written by on June 25, 2023

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers over the weekend invaded Iwo town in Isin Local Government of Kwara State, killing one person and abducting three others.

It was gathered that the gunmen attacked a filling station in the Sabaja area of the town at about 9 pm, abducted the manager, the security guard, and a Cleric of the Christ Apostolic Church, (CAC). Report also gathered that a Chief of Sabaja community identified as Raphael Adewuyi was killed by a stray bullet in his room.

Confirming the incident, the Chairman of the Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) in Isin local government council of Kwara State, Tunde Fadipe said the council in conjunction with the Police and other security forces have mobilized to go after the gunmen and rescue the three people abducted.

While the spokesperson of the Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed that three people were abducted by the kidnappers at the petrol station in Iwo community.

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