Oyo NSCDC Operatives Engage Suspected Kidnappers in Ibadan, Kill One

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo Command has revealed how its officers shot one suspected kidnapper at Easy Gate Farm, along Abanla Ogunmakin road, Ibadan, Oyo State.

This was contained in a statement signed by Oyindamola Okuneye, the corps Pubic Relations Officer on Thursday.

The agency said the suspected kidnappers gained entrance to a farm to kidnap the owner of the farm.

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According to the State Commandant, NSCDC, CC Adaralewa Michael, the suspected kidnappers numbered 8 (eight) gained their entry to the farm to kidnap the owner of the farm who is a foreigner but had to engage the gallant officers of the corps in a gun battle, in which one of them was shot dead and others escaped with various degree of bullet wounds.

The statement read partly: “It would be recalled in June 1st 2022 the suspected kidnappers, visited the farm to kidnap in which one of our officers was shot during gun battle, before the reprisal attack which happened yesterday, September 28th 2022”.

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Meanwhile, Commandant Adaralewa Michael used the medium to call on the citizens of the state to join hands with all security operatives by giving credible information to them about what is happening in their jurisdiction and also inform NSCDC or the sister agencies anytime they suspect anybody with bullet wound, in order to arrest other members of the kidnapped gang who escaped with the bullet injuries.

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“We are created to protect you, if you see something, please say something”, the statement concluded.


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