A serving member of the country wide adolescents carrier Corps, Agnes Okoroji, who is connected to the Federal girls university, Sagamu, Ogun nation, and one Tawa Sosanwo, were on Wednesday rescued from the den of kidnappers by policemen.
One of the suspected kidnappers become shot lifeless, whilst the others escaped via a nearby bush at the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode avenue.
The Police Public relations Officer inside the kingdom, Abimbola Oyeyemi, showed this in a statement.
Oyeyemi stated the 2 victims have been abducted by using the kidnappers at various places and were being taken to an unknown vacation spot before police intercepted them on the street.
He explained that a gun duel ensued among the abductors and the policemen led with the aid of the Divisional Police Officer, Sagamu, SP Okiki Agunbiade.
He stated the incident passed off whilst the policemen had been on routine patrol and sighted a Toyota Sienna with range plate MUS 86 FN.
Oyeyemi added that the police crew discovered that some passengers within the automobile seemed suspicious and this induced them to flag down the vehicle.
According to him, in preference to the driver to forestall, he sped off inside the direction of the Ijebu-Ode street and the DPO ordered his men to chase after them.
Oyeyemi stated, “Having realised that they have been being pursued, the men inside the automobile commenced firing at the policemen whilst at the pass, and the policemen fired returned.
“The suspects later jumped down, deserted the auto and bumped into the bush, whilst the policemen chased after them and shot considered one of them useless, while the others escaped with gunshot injuries.”
Oyeyemi added, “The police team rescued a adolescents corps member recognized as Agnes Okoroji, attached to the Federal women university, Sagamu, and one Tawa Sosanwo.
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“the two sufferers narrated how they were kidnapped at various locations by using the hoodlums, who were taking them to an unknown vacation spot earlier than the police intercepted them on the road.
“Their operational car turned into recovered with the following objects: One black toy gun, one gold wristwatch, one Samsung Galaxy S7 phone, one cutlass and one black wristwatch.”The PPRO said that the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, changed into full of praise for the gallantry displayed by his guys.
In line with Oyeyemi, the police boss appealed to members of the general public, specifically hospitals, to inform the police if each person was seen with gunshot injuries of their regions.
“The CP also assured members of the public that the fleeing participants of the crowd will be hunted and arrested inside the shortest feasible time,” the PPRO added.
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