Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a couple planning to get married subsequent week in ekiti state.
The couple had come into the state capital to buy some gadgets for his or her marriage ceremony and had been returning to their base once they had been kidnapped alongside Ilasa-Ekiti-Ayebode Road, in Ekiti East Local Government Area on Sunday, September 19.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Sunday Abutu, mentioned;
“Immediately we acquired the report, the Police Commissioner, Babatunde Mobayo, mobilised our males and officers to the encompassing forests. As I communicate, our males are working along with “Amotekun’’ Corps, native hunters and Vigilance teams, combing the forests to free the victims’’
ASP Abutu mentioned 4 individuals have been arrested in reference to the incident and have been detained on the police headquarters in Ado-Ekiti and could be arraigned as quickly as investigations had been concluded.
Family members of the victims mentioned that the abductors had contacted the household and demanded N5 million ransom to safe their freedom.