Operatives of the Ondo State Safety Community Company, in any other case generally known as Amotekun Corps rescued two herdsmen who had been kidnapped by suspected Fulani herders within the state.
The 2 herdsmen, who had been kidnapped in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Native Authorities Space of the state by some herders numbering about seven, had been rescued after spending some days in captivity.
Disclosing how the 2 herders who’re blood brothers had been rescued, the Commander of Amotekun Corps within the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, on Thursday night, mentioned a member of the syndicate, Sidi Amodu, was apprehended when his males stormed the den to the abductors who had been Fulani origin.
Based on Adeleye, the abductors who blindfolded and tied up their victims to a tree had been caught inside a forest in Supare Akoko.
The Commander added that the victims who couldn’t pay the ransom demanded by their abductors had been about to be slaughtered once they had been rescued.
“This can be a case of herdsmen being kidnapped by fellow Fulani males. The 2 victims rescued by Amotekun are Musa Ibrahim and Amidu Ibrahim, they’re siblings and they’re herdsmen.
Whereas confessing to the crime, the arrested kidnapper mentioned the gang which was made up of seven herders moved into the state from Edo State after passing by Okenne in Kogi State.
He additionally confessed that his gang was capable of kidnap eight individuals throughout their final operation.
Sidi Amodu additional revealed that in a bid to make sure clean operations, they employed cows as cowl up as a way to disguise themselves as actual herders.