The Police Command in Osun, on Thursday said two Chinese miners kidnapped at a gold mining site at Okepa/Itikan Village, Ifewara, Atakunmosa-West Local Government Area of Osun on Monday, had been rescued.
Police spokesperson in the state, SP Yemisi Opalola, said the kidnapped persons were rescued at about 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
“It will be recalled that the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, drafted a combined reinforcement of Police Tactical units, JTF, and other security outfits to search and rescue the kidnapped persons.
“Meanwhile, efforts are ongoing to arrest their kidnappers,” he said.
Opalola added that the CP enjoined members of the public to support, co-operate, and collaborate with the police in fighting crime, so as to bring it to the barest minimum.