Alhaja. Falilat was reportedly kidnapped by some unknown gunmen at Olorunda village Iragbiji ,in Boripe Local Government of Osun State on her journey to visit her mother .
However luck was on her side ,as the vigilant Osun Police Command rescued Alhaja Falilat few minutes after she was kidnapped.
According to Osun Defender. three of the kidnappers have been arrested by the policemen of the Anti -Kidnapping Squad of the Osun State Command.
It was also gathered that an indigene of Iragbiji and two other Northerners were among the suspected accomplices arrested.
The Police Public Relations Officers,Osun State Command,Yemusi Opalola,confirmed the incident.
Confirming the in ident ,Alhaja Oyetunji said she was kidnapped by two dreaded gunmen inside her mother’s house and taken through a bush part to the forest before some policemen came to her rescue.
She said,”I have been having a strange feelings for the past few days and I had reported to the police .
On Tuesday ,August 9, when I wanted to visit my mother at Olorunda village, Iragbiji,I contacted the Police to provide me security
“Immediately I got to my mother’s house and I was greeting everybody,two young men who covered their faces and armed with guns suddenly came from nowhere and gripped me .They whisked me away into the bush and I was shouting .
“Luckily for me, the police came on time and they went after the kidnappers. They shot the person that was carrying me on his shoulder. The other suspects fled but some of them were arrested.
“One of the arrested suspects is an indigene of my hometown,Iragbiji.
Two others are either Fulani or Hausa.
I must thank the Police for their quick response.
I however,want to appeal to them to please do thorough investigations and get them prosecuted.
“The government shod not sweep the case under the carpet”.
While speaking with journalists,the husband of the victim,Alhaji Abdulajeem Oyetunji,said he was with her wife when the kidnappers invaded the house to kidnap his wife.
According to him he immediately contacted the Police when the ugly incident happened.
He imployed the Police and the State Government to make sure that the case is not compromised.