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Osun police announces rescue of 2 abducted Chinese gold miners


The Osun Police Command on Thursday announced the rescue of the two Chinese Nationals namely: Messrs Zhao Jian ‘m’ aged 33yrs, and Wen ‘m’ aged 50yrs that were kidnapped on 5th April, 2021 at Okepa/Itikan Village, the gold mining site in Ifewara, Osun State.

The police spokesperson, Opalola Yemisi, said efforts is ongoing to arrest those.behind the abduction.

“It would be recalled that, the Commissioner of Police Osun Police Command, Olawale Olokode immediately drafted a strong combined reinforcement of Police Tactical units, JTF, and other security outfits who have embarked on search/rescue operation of the two abducted Chinese persons and possible arrest of all the kidnappers.

“It is with a great delight to inform the members of the public that the above named Chinese Nationals has been rescued at about 9pm yesterday unhurt,” the statement said.

The Commissioner of Police enjoined members of the public to support, co-operate, and collaborate with the Police in fighting crime to bring it down to the barest minimum, by providing us with credible and prompt information as this will always help in forestalling future incident.