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Ogun : Suspected gunmen abduct four, kill policeman

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Ogun : Suspected gunmen abduct four, kill policeman 

Suspected gunmen on Wednesday  abducted four workers of a Chinese company handling the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage railway project and killed a policeman in Ogun state .

It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about eight invaded Adeaga/Alaagba village in Odeda local government area of the state and struck. 

It was  also gathered that the kidnappers  were dressed in black caftan.

Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi,  the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ,  confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Thursday. 

Oyeyemi noted that the command had deployed tactical teams and are on the trail of the kidnappers.

Oyeyemi, however, explained that  the police could not ascertain whether the gunmen were Fulani herdsmen.

“It is true, the incident happened yesterday (Wednesday). The victims are Chinese expatriates working at the construction site at the terminus of the railway around Alaagba area, not far from Kila.

“The gunmen laid ambush for the victims on their way and they were attacked. A police officer escorting them was killed.

“We have started the investigation since yesterday , we are on the trail of those people and hopefully we are going to get them.

“All our tactical teams have been deployed to that direction and we are trying to locate them and we believe that by the grace of God, we are going to get them.

“We can not say for now if the abductors are Fulani herdsmen until when we are able to get them,” the PPRO said.

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