Gunmen abducts woman along Gbongan-Osogbo road


CITIZENS COMPASS –  SUSPECTED gunmen on Monday, abducted a woman during an attack carried out on her family along the Gbongan-Osogbo road in Osun State. 

It was gathered that the family was travelling at about 3 a. m from the Ode-Omu section inward the state capital, Osogbo unfortunately, their private car was attacked on gun point and the woman was whisked away. 

It was earnt that four occupants were in the vehicle: a husband, wife and two other young persons suspected to be their children.

It was learnt that the suspected gunmen first of all attacked the family a few kilometres after Ode-Omu town and carted away their phones before abducting the woman..

A resident of Oogi town, Michael Adewole said that the kidnappers later abducted the wife, taking her into the forest in the town to evade being caught.

Confirming the incident, spokesperson, Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola said the police search and rescue team have been combing the bush with a view to rescuing the woman.

“It is true that a family travelling along the Gbongan-Osogbo road was attacked by bandits who abducted the wife. 

” Police anti-kidnapping squad combing the forest in the town to rescue the woman.

“So far, our efforts have not yielded results as those in the forest are yet to see the traces of the suspects or the woman, but search and rescue are still ongoing in the area”, she added.


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