Some unknown gunmen have reporredly Kidnapped five persons including a woman at onigaari shortly after the toll gate in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The incident which occured on Friday evening also involved killing of a commercial driver, while a passenger was also shot in the leg .

Positive fm gathered that the six passengers boarded an eight-seater Toyota Sienna bus with registration number MUS 493 HH in Ibadan enroute Lagos.

According to a witness the whole scenario was like a movie scene.

He said the armed kidnappers suddenly jumped out of a nearby bush and started shooting sporadically in the presence of other motorists.

He explained that some of them had to abandon their vehicles in order to safeguard their lives

The sienna bus driver, Oluwatosin Aruwajoye, had tried to maneuver his way out, but was not so lucky as the gunmen immediately shot him which led to his death

A passenger, was said to have been shot on his knee and was later taken to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention.

Meanwhile, Security operatives have combed the forest to search for the kidnapped victims with the aim of rescuing them and arresting the armed men.

It was however gathered that the family of one of the kidnapped victim’s have been contacted and huge amount of money were been requested of the victim’s release.

Efforts to get the reaction of Oyo state Police Public Relations officer, DSP Adewale Osifeso were unsuccessful as he did not pick or respond to the text message sent to him.

In the meantime, the video of the incident that went viral on Saturday morning revealed that the sienna bus had spill of blood while the deceased was also in the vehicle.




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