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Unknown Gunmen Attack Ekiti Community, Abduct Three Persons


Report says unknown gunmen on Friday evening attacked Isinbode in the Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State and abducted three persons.

Sources who revealed to Thepunch said that the gunmen, about 10 in number stormed a sawmill located along Isinbode – Ode Road and ousted the workers of their money and valuables before abducting two persons.

It was further gathered that, the gunmen after leaving the sawmill attacked a Hilux van along the road with gunshots and in the process also took away one of the occupants of the vehicle believed to be a government official.

The Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said that one of the victims had escaped from the abductors, leaving two persons with the abductors including a senior civil servant.

Abutu, further said the police were on the trail of the criminals, while he added that the driver attacked is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.

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