The Kwara State Police Command yesterday said that it rescued three kidnapped victims at Elefo Farm in Tafatafa village in Asa Local Government Area of the state.
They were kidnapped by men suspected to be in army camouflage on Monday while working on their farms.
In a statement that was issued in Ilorin by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, said that the men were rescued unhurt through collaborative efforts of the police, vigilante and local hunter and handed over to their families.
Okasanmi said: “The command is happy to inform the public that the victims, one Divine Favour ‘m,’ one Tosin Arogundade ‘m’, and one Mariam Salihu ‘f’, all of Elefo Farm in Asa Local Government Area have all been rescued unhurt and released to their families, through the collaborative effort of the police, vigilante, local hunters and the family of the victims.
“The command also wishes to assure the good people of Kwara of the its readiness to confront and bring to their knees all forms of criminality in the state.
He, therefore, hinted that efforts are on top gear to get the abducted 300 level female student of Kwara State University rescued as we are closing in on the suspects.