Abducted Banker, Palmwine Tapper Rescued By Police in Ibadan

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By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

The Polaris Bank staff abducted by gunmen on Monday were onTuesday rescued alongside a palmwine tapper by men of the Oyo State Police Command.

New Nigerian gathered that the abducted staff of Polaris Bank, Babatunde Dauda, with the palmwine tapper, identified as Oluwaseun Oluokun were among the five people  kidnapped by some gunmen numbering about seven with sophisticated rifles along the Ibadan-Ijebu Ode Road in Ibadan

Our Correspondent learnt that the banker and the palmwine tapper on Tuesday rescued by combined team of the operatives of Anti-Kidnapping Squad, local vigilantes and hunters, Agbekoya and Amotekun Corps, 

The rescue team were reported to have combed the nooks and crannies of the nearby forest in the area for the kidnappers and their victims after which they were rescue the victims (the Polaris Bank staff and the palm wine tapper) at Ogunmakin area, on Tuesday.

It was learnt that the victims were rescued without paying ransom but were reportedly beaten to a pulp by the gunmen.

Contacted  Oyo state Police command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Lawrence Fadeyi confirmed the rescue of the Two persons.

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