The Ondo State Police Command has on Saturday, announced that it had rescued eight out of 25 Christian Apostolic Church (CAC) members who were abducted on Friday.
Lagospostng reports that twenty-five members of the Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Igan, Akure, Ondo State were kidnapped by some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, in the state, on Friday evening
The victims, who were said to be choristers of the church, were reportedly attacked and kidnapped on the Benin-Akure Expressway, around the Ifon area in Ose Local Government Area of the state.
They were said to be traveling to Ifon, for a burial ceremony, while the hoodlums waylaid them and dragged them to an unknown destination in the bush.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, while speaking on the development, confirmed that eight of the victims had been rescued while efforts were ongoing to rescue the remaining victims.
“Good news!, eight victims rescued, effort is on to rescue others unhurt”, she said on a WhatsApp platform (according to Punchng).