BY LEKE ADEGBITE
Operatives of the Ondo state security network code-named Amotekun Corps have rescued nine(9) of the twelve(12) passengers abducted by some bandits in the state on Wednesday on Ifira Akoko -Idoani road.
Positive fm had reported Thursday morning how the victims, who were passengers heading from Abuja to Lagos in an 18 seater bus, were attacked by the armed men along the road of the state.
While speaking with newsmen on Telephone, the Corps Commander of Amotekun corps in the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye said the victims were rescued after his men responded to a distress call from concerned citizens from the area.
Adeleye said his men are still in the forest to rescue the remaining travellers, adding that nobody had been arrested in connection with the crimes.
“Our men responded to the gunshots and a distress call. they got there on time and were able to rescue nine of them. they took them to our office in Isua and released them after giving them necessary attention.” Adeleye told Nigerian cable news online on a phone call.
”The vehicle and it’s driver have also been released to the Police. We are now on the trail of the kidnapper to rescue the remaining three victims” Adeleye said.