Police, Amotekun mum, as gunmen kidnap 18 passengers in Ibarapa

Security situation in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State heightened, yesterday, following the hijack of an 18-seater bus along Igboora-Eruwa road by gunmen, who abducted all passengers in the commercial bus.

Confirming the abduction, an indigene of the area, Oladiran Oladokun told Vanguard that an 18-seater bus, coming from Abeokuta and transporting passengers along Igboora-Eruwa road, was ambushed by the gunmen.

Vanguard further gathered from a family source of one of the victims that the gunmen demanded the sum of N10 million as a ransom for each of the victims.

The source said: “Yes, the 18 people were kidnapped this morning (Thursday), while seven were also kidnapped yesterday (Wednesday).”



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