In Ondo: Gunmen kidnap cattle dealer, demand N15m ransom

A 47-year-old man, Mr Ayo Faseki, has been abducted by some unknown gunmen in Uro Quarters of Ajowa town in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Friday.

The victim, who is said to be a popular cattle dealer in the community, was said to have been kidnapped at his residence along Omuo Ekiti Road.

Speaking on the incident, the brother of the victim, Mr Tunde Faseki, said the bandits invaded the residence of his brother and started shooting indiscriminately before taking his brother away to an unknown destination.

He said, “The stray bullets of the hoodlums hit me and I to be receiving treatment at a clinic. But the whereabouts of my brother is still unknown.”

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However, a family source said the hoodlums had contacted the family of the victim and demanded a sum of N15 million before Faseki could be released.

It was gathered that the military, police and other security agencies were already combing the forest around the town in a bid to rescuing the victim and arrest the perpetrators.

Confirming the incident, the Ikare Police Area Commander, ACP Razak Rauf, said police would do everything possible to rescue the victim unhurt and arrest the perpetrators. Punch

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