Fresh Strike! 14 Bus Passengers Kidnapped In Osun

By 06:30 Mon, 23 Sep 2019 Comments

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have reportedly kidnapped 14 bus passengers, including the driver, along Otan/Imesi-Ile road in Osun.

All the eighteen occupants of the bus were initially, but four of them escaped. Police said they were rescued by their men.

NAN reported that the kidnapping was carried out following a tip-off from one of the occupants in the bus, who disguised as a passenger.

The driver and occupants of the commercial bus, who were said to be travelling from Osogbo to Abuja, were kidnapped by the bandits at Ajeoku Junction, Otanle\Imesile expressway on Sunday night.

The passengers were said to have been whisked to the forest and no contacts have been made with the family members of the victims.

Osun Police Public Relations Officer, Folashade Odoro, said the total number of the victims could not be ascertained yet.



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