Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped an unidentified traveller and killed his driver alongside lse/lsua Akoko freeway in Ondo state.
The Police Space Commander for lkare-Akoko, Razak Rauf confirmed this to newsmen Thursday evening in an interview.
Rauf stated that the physique of the late driver had been recovered and deposited on the mortuary of the state specialist hospital in Ikare.
He assured that the police would quickly arrest the abductors and rescue the kidnapped traveller.
In keeping with him, detectives are already combing the forest to smoke out the legal components.
The Chief Medical Director of Ikare state specialist hospital Dr Ayodele Ogunlade confirmed that police introduced a corpse to the hospital.
Sources stated that the driving force was shot at shut vary and he died on the spot when he was attempting to flee from the ambushed laid by the abductors on the freeway.
The abductors reportedly took the traveller into the forest after they confirmed that the driving force was lifeless.
Vanguard gathered that the abductors had contacted the household of the sufferer for ransom regardless of killing the driving force in the course of the operation.
Recalled that an inspector of police connected to Isua Akoko divisional police station was shot lifeless by unknown gunmen on the identical spot and his service gun was taken away.