Suspected kidnapper killed, seven travellers rescued in Ondo


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By Dayo Johnson

A suspected kidnapper was shot dead in a gun duel between local hunters, vigilante groups and kidnappers in Akunnu, Akoko North East council area of Ondo state.

Reports had it that seven Northern state bound travellers were abducted by the suspected kidnappers in the town.

Vanguard gathered that immediately the reports got to the Regent of Akunnu, Princess  Tolani Orogun she and others in the town mobilised the hunters and vigilante group to go after the suspects by combing the forest.

Their effort reportedly yielded fruits as one of the kidnappers was killed during shoot outs while others fled into the forest.

The seven victims were said to have been rescued by the search team.

Confirming the incident, the Regent, Princess Orogun said that aside the local hunters and the vigilante groups, the youths in the community joined in the rescue of the seven travellers.

Princess Orogun added that the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper