In Ogun State, at least three policemen were reportedly kidnapped in broad daylight by unidentified gunmen.
WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that the police officers were abducted on Thursday at Wasinmi, in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The cops had visited Ogun State from Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos State, for an investigation.
They were alleged to have been properly booked at the Wasinmi police station before departing for their primary assignment.
A reliable source told newsmen that the officers, led by Inspector Oladipo Olayemi, were captured on the road around 2:30 pm.
It was gathered that the commercial driver, who conveyed the cops, escaped by a whisker from the kidnappers.
According to information made available to newsmen, the DPO in Ewekoro led his men in the search for the missing officers.
Contacted, the Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, however, said that “people were kidnapped, but only one policeman is involved.“
Oyeyemi told newsmen that the police are on the kidnappers’ trail, assuring the victims would be rescued.
“We are on the trail of the kidnappers. Do you think we are going to keep quiet? We will get them and rescue the victims unhurt,” he said.
He added that men of the anti-kidnapping unit are on the kidnappers’ trail.