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Gunmen kidnap traditional Chief, three others in Ondo

Kidnapped Traditional chief, High Chief Mukaila Bello

The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the Kidnap of a quarter chief in Ikare Akoko, High Chief Mukaila Bello and three others.

The other victims are another chief, Yeye Gbafinro , Adeniran Adeyemo and Bashiru Adekile

A statement from the command’s PPRO , Funmi Odunlami explains that the police received a distress call at about half past six in the evening of Thursday,4th of August that gunmen shot at one Toyota Corolla car on Akure -Ikare while on motion.

 The bullet reportedly hit the driver on the head forcing the vehicle to stop and the four occupants taken away into the bush while the driver was abandoned.

It says the police had recovered the vehicle while the driver taken to the hospital was now in stable condition.

Meanwhile, the police have swung into action with  local hunters and vigilante in the area to rescue the victims and arrest  the assailants.#

Reporting Modupe Isename, editing by Daniel Adejo