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Gunmen Kidnap Cleric and Son in Kwara State

Gunmen Kidnap Cleric and Son in Kwara State

Sofiu Amolegbe, a cleric and his son have been abducted by gunmen in the Oko-Olowo area of Ilorin, Kwara State.

The incident was said to have happened on Sunday, November 20 and was confirmed by the spokesman for the state police command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi who revealed that two suspects had already been arrested in connection with the abduction.

Okasanmi meanwhile have added that the police officials were working to rescue the victims.

Meanwhile, it was gathered that the gunmen had entered the young cleric’s home after removing the burglar-proof window after which three victims had been abducted. One of the three persons had tried to flee but got shot and hacked with a machete by the assailants.

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The injured victim is now receiving treatment in a hospital.

The kidnappers have already contacted the family and demanded for a ransom of N100 million for the two others abducted.

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