Monday, 26 February, 2024


Gunmen attack herdsman, abduct daughter in Osun

Gunmen on Sunday evening attacked a herdsman Alhaji Bayo and abducted his daughter, Memunat in Ora-Igbomina, Osun State.

The Nation gathered the three gunmen armed with one AK 47 and two pump actions stormed the settlement of the herdsman at Papa area along Ekan/Omu-Aran Road, Ora-Igbomina in Ifedayo Local Government Area Osun State around 8pm.

Alhaji Bayo confirmed the incident to The Nation on phone.

He said: “The gunmen come from the bush and flashed their touch light at my direction. I flashed them with the light in my hand.

“Immediately, they fired several bullets at me. I managed to escape the scene but they entered my house and forcefully took my daughter, Memunat away through the bush they came.

“I don’t have any hidden business with anybody neither do I fight any individual for me to deserve this.”

Spokesperson of Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the abduction.

The Nation gathered that security operatives have been combing the forest to rescue the victim.

Credit: The Nation


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