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Seven wedding guests, six others abducted in Kwara

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Seven wedding guests, six others abducted in Kwara

Seven wedding guests, six others abducted in Kwara

No fewer than 13 people, including seven wedding guests, a pastor and his wife were abducted in two kidnapping incidents that occurred between Kwara-Ekiti axis on Saturday evening.

Police sources said that seven guests who were returning to Ilorin from a wedding in Ekiti State in a Sienna bus were accosted by kidnappers at a point between Oke-Onigbin and Omu-Aran in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State about 5.35pm on Saturday.

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The second incident happened between Ekan-Meje in Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State and Ekiti State which involved a pastor and his wife as well as four other persons.

Public Relations Officer in Kwara State Police Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the two kidnapping incidents but said that nine victims of the two incidents were rescued.

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Okasanmi in a press statement late on Sunday said that four of the seven victims of the first kidnapping incident which occured between Oke-Onigbin and Omu-Aran were rescued by the joint security men while only the pastor and his wife are yet to be rescued in the second incident.

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