Two of the kidnapped women
Gunmen have abducted three women at Onipe community, Idi Ayunre along the Ibadan/Ijebu Ode Road.
It was gathered that the gunmen emerged from the bush around Onipe community at about 8:20am on Monday, April 12 and shot indisrciminately to scare travellers before they whisked away the women to an unknown destination.
The names of the abducted women were given as Mrs Temitope Okeowo, Mrs Abosede Adebayo and Mrs Bola Ogunrinde.
It was learnt that Mrs Ogunrinde, said to be military officer, drove a Toyota RAV-4, with number plate AGL 66 FY. Mrs Okeowo is a teacher at the Itamarun Comprehensive High School, Oru-Ijebu, Ogun state while Mrs Adebayo, a dental therapist, works at the General Hospital, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state.
Two men were said to have lodged a report on the kidnap incident at Idi Ayunre Division at about 10a.m.
Following the reports, the Idi Ayunre Divisional Police Officer swung into action and was joined by the Officer-in-Charge of Anti-Kidnapping Unit and his team as well as operatives of Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), local hunters and vigilante group members to trail the gunmen.
Spokesperson of the Oyo State Police Command, Adewale Osifeso, who confirmed the latest incident, said the combined teams of the AKS, Idi Ayunre Division, other tactical teams, local hunters and the vigilante group had been actively on the trail of the hoodlums.