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Tension in Osun as suspected herdsmen kidnap many travellers, kill one

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Tension has erupted among many residents of Osun State as suspected herdsmen abducted travellers long Osogbo/Ibokun road on Tuesday night

It was gathered that the kidnapping happenedaround 7:30 pm after Aje Bamidele village in Obokun Local Government Area, Osun State.

Speaking with an interview with The Nation newspaper, s villager said“: We heard several gunshots and we saw that vehicles plying the road are making U-turn.

“I got to know that they killed one traveller while they abducted others.”

The Field Commander of Osun State Amotekun Corps, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, confirmed the abduction.

“One person was killed by the gunmen while they abducted yet-to-be-known numbers of travellers.

“We saw pellets of AK-47 used at the scene of the crime. We are still combing the forest to rescue those that were kidnapped.”