Unknown gunmen have abducted three cattle breeders in Idi Ope, near Igangan, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state.
Newsfocusng gathered that the three victims were said to be of Yoruba origin, they were identified as Kabiru Oladimeji, Kazeem and Soka.
The trio, our correspondent gathered were said to be on their way to visit the person who manages the ranch for them when their abductors laid ambush for them and whisked them away.
The whereabout of the kidnaped victims is still not yet ascertained as at the time of filing this report on Tuesday.
It was gathered that the kidnappers have contacted the families of the victims demanding N10million ransom.
When contacted that, the Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr Adewale Osifeso confirmed the abduction.
He said that the trio were kidnapped on Sunday.
He, however, added that the incident was reported to the police on Monday.
Osifeso appealed to members of the public to help the police by reporting criminal activities to them without waisting time.
According to him, “Three Male victims were indeed abducted around 1820hrs on Sunday 02/05/2021 at Idi Ope village near Igangan.
“The case was however reported 1154hrs on Monday 03/05/2021.
“Efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims and apprehend the abductors.
“Members of the Public are advised to always report incidences on time to aid prompt and swift action from the Police at all times”.