The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Osun, SP Yemisi Opalola, said the police were already on trail of the kidnappers and closing in on them.
Opalola said the incident which happened on March 26 was reported to the police the following day, adding that police operatives had been deployed and were on the trail of the kidnappers.
She said the kidnappers had made contact with the family of one of the kidnapped victims.
“He also said the kidnappers were requesting for ransom before they would release his brother.
When contacted, the Seriki Hausa of Iyere Community said the kidnappers had demanded a ransom of N50 million, but they were still negotiating with them. (NAN)