By Ibrahim Kilani

 

 

Report says three Persons who were travellers have been kidnapped at gunpoint in Ikakumo ,a border town with Edo state.

An okada rider who ran into the kidnap scene was beaten to a point of coma and left dead before he was later resuscitated.

He later related the incident to the residents.

When Contacted Ikare policearea commander Assistant commisioner of police Razak Rauf confirmed the incident with an assurance that police would get the culprits .

Meanwhile , residents of Akoko have expressed concern over alleged attitude of police since the Endsars protest .

The residents observed that police have abandoned their regular patrols especially on flash points on Akoko roads where armed robberies and Kidnappings were rampant.

The regent of Akunu Akoko princess Tolani orogun reaffirmed the earlier call for a military post in the area which shared boundary with kogi and Edo state with a large forest used as hideout by the criminals.

A situation which made many farmers in Akunu, Ikakumo and Auga to desert their farms for fear of being kidnapped.

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