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Three persons abducted by gunmen on Wednesday, including a policeman, have regained their freedom, the Ogun State Police Command has said.
The Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
PLATFROM TIMES recalls that the police inspector and two others were abducted by kidnappers dressed in military camouflage, at Waasinmi along Abeokuta – Lagos road in Ewekoro local government area of Ogun State.
Oyeyemi said the victims regained their freedom after the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole ordered a manhunt for the victims.
He said, “The three victims one of who is a police inspector were kidnapped at Waasinmi along Abeokuta – Lagos road in Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state by a group of kidnappers who were operating in military camouflage uniform.
“On receiving the information of the abduction, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole directed the command’s anti kidnapping unit and other tactical squad to move into the area and join forces with Ewekoro divisional headquarters in rescuing the victims.
“Upon the intensive pressure and aggressive trailing of the kidnappers, they were left with no alternative other than releasing their captives.
“The victims regained their freedom at about 9:45 pm of Thursday 22nd of September 2022 and have since reunited with their family.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Lanre Bankole has directed that no stone should be left unturned in ensuring that the kidnappers were all arrested and brought to book.”
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