Four persons reportedly kidnapped last Sunday by some unknown gunmen on Ikare-Owo Expressway have regained their freedom.
The four persons were kidnapped on Oba/Ose area of Ondo State while travelling in a commercial vehicle to Akure from Ikare, the headquarters of the Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State.
One of the occupants of the vehicle was shot dead, while the others were abducted by the hoodlums.
Police Spokesman, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the development, said the abducted persons were released following the efforts of the men of the command
According to him, “On getting the information, our men swung into action and when we closed in on the kidnappers, they had no choice but to release the victims.”
The PPRO, however, noted that the command had not made any arrest on the incident.