The traditional ruler of Owa-Onire in the Kwara South Senatorial District, has been kidnapped along with his wife and driver by unknown gunmen.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the incident on Saturday said that two suspects are now in police custody over the matter, Daily Post reports.
Okasanmi disclosed that the wife of the monarch had been rescued, while efforts were ongoing to rescue the two remaining victims.
According to Okasanmi, the State Police Commissioner, Paul Odama, has dispatched teams of investigators along with the vigilante to the scene.
The PPRO said a detailed report would be made public as soon as investigation into the matter was concluded.
It is the first kidnap case since the new police commissioner assumed office last month.