Suspected herdsmen kidnap mother, son in Ondo, demand N10m ransom

Suspected herdsmen kidnap mother, son in Ondo, demand N10m ransom

A 25-year-old woman and her step-son have been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Ondo State.

The victims, who were identified as Mrs Olawumi Adeleye, 25, and her step-son, Destiny Paul, 14, were kidnapped at Osi community, located along Akure Airport road in Akure North local government area of Ondo state.

READ ALSO:  Young Lady embarrasses man as he refuses to pay agreed N5,000 after ‘servicing’ him in Anambra

It was gathered that the victims were abducted on Sunday’s evening on their way from church in Akure, the state capital, when suspected herdsmen blocked the road with cattle which forced the vehicle they were driving in to a halt.

Osi community is less than two kilometres from the Akure airport.

Confirming the incident, the Iresi of Osi, Oba David Olajide, stated that the two victims were abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen on their way from church.

READ ALSO:  Court refuses to sack lawmaker-elect after identifying authentic winner of Ondo APC primary

Oba Olajide said, “It happened along Osi/Owo road very close to Akure airport. They were kidnapped around 5:20pm yesterday (Sunday’s evening).”

The monarch said the incident has been reported to the police for action.

Meanwhile, a family source disclosed that the kidnappers had contacted the husband of the woman with the demand of N10 million as ransom.

READ ALSO:  Gov. Obaseki talks tough over child marriages in Edo

Suspected herdsmen kidnap mother, son in Ondo, demand N10m ransom

Share
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    2
    Shares
  •  
  • 2
  •  
  •  
  •  

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Message Us on WhatsApp