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Decomposing body of farmer discovered in Kwara

The decomposing body of a 56-year-old Kidnapped farmer, Onijala Adegboyega reportedly abducted on Friday, November 11, 2021, has been discovered by the police at Olla town, Isin Local Government Area, Kwara State.

State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Kwara State Police Command, Okasanmi Ajayi in a statement says the decomposing body was recovered “deep inside the bush”.

The statement explained that the available human and material resources of the command were deployed in an effort to rescue the deceased.

It adds that the deceased died as a result of the severe injuries sustained in his left hand, inflicted on him by the kidnappers in the struggle to subdue him.

The statement noted that effort is still ongoing to arrest the culprits, adding that some of the criminals must have suffered gunshot injuries in the course of gunfire exchange with the police.

The deceased, popularly called Onijay was a brother to the traditional ruler of the town.

Reporting by Ali Rabiu; editing by Muzha Kucha