Gunmen kidnap would-be couple, demand #5m, Police arrest suspects

Ekiti State Police command has confirmed the arrest of three persons in connection with the abduction of would-be couple along llasa Ayevode road,in Ekiti East local government areas of the state.

The would be couple were kidnapped a week to their wedding on Sunday,while returning to their base from Ado Ekiti where they went to purchase wedding materials, ASP Sunday Abutu,said
“Immediately men of the force got the report, the Police Commissioner, Babatunde Mobayo, mobilised men and officers to the surrounding forests.

He explained that, Police is working in conjunction with “Amotekun’’ Corps, local hunters and Vigilance groups, combing the forests to free the victims.

Meanwhile, report from the family members say the kidnappers had made contact demanding a sum of five million naira ransom

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