Kwara police rescue kidnapped twin children of traditional ruler, 3 domestic staff



The Police Command in Kwara has rescued the kidnapped twin girls and three domestic staff of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle, in Ekiti Local Government area of the State.

The Police Relations Officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, disclosed this on Sunday in Ilorin.

He said that the kidnappers, under intense pressure from the forces of the Command’s Tactical Teams and the vigilante group and local hunters, had no option than abandon their victims and escaped into the bushes.

He added that the victims were thereafter rescued unhurt, medically examined, found healthy and handed over their families.

According him, efforts are still being intensified arrest the fleeing kidnappers.

“The feat as usual was made possible with the confidence reposed in the Kwara Command, the support of the families of the victims and the collaboration of vigilante and local hunters of the area and his royal Highness the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle.

“Command is pleased inform the members of the of the successful search and rescue conducted in the kidnap incidents the twins and three domestic staff on October 14, 2021.

“Confidence building patrols and stop and search procedures by men of the command were ordered in the area by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Tuesday Assayomo,” the PPRO said.

He assured the citizens and residents of uninterrupted security and of their and property at all times.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the twins, Taiye and Kehinde, their driver, simply name Kunle, Security: Lawrence Abiodun and the Maid: Bukunmi Akanbi, were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Oct. 14 while coming from school in Omu-Aran. (NAN)