Police identify two victims abducted from Kwara community
Two of the victims abducted by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday, at Jebba community of Kwara State, have been identified.
They are Kola Sikiru Bosere, a businessman involved in the charcoal business and his assistant, known as Philemon.
The gunmen struck at the residence of the businessman, Kola Sikiru Bosere at Jebba community.
The suspected kidnappers invaded Sikiru’s residence at the Labour Camp area of Jebba, in Moro Local Government of Kwara state at about midnight.
Sikiru, who exports charcoal to other countries, was taken away by the gunmen alongside his assistant Mr. Philemon.
Philemon was later released while Sikiru’s whereabouts have remained unknown.
DAILY POST learnt that Philemon is currently hospitalized at a private health facility in Jebba.
Police Public Relations Officer, Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the incident, adding that the police have since launched a search and rescue operation.
“A case of kidnapping was received early this morning, one victim already rescued while efforts are ongoing to rescue the remaining victim and possibly arrest the kidnappers” he stated in a statement on Monday morning.
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