Fulani Herdsmen Kidnap 8 Months Pregnant Woman, 2 Others In Abeokuta Ogun State, Demand N30M
Some suspected herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a pregnant woman and two others in Ogun, demanding a ransom of N30 million.
According to Daily Post, the victims were taken away on Sunday evening along Igbo-Ora-Sokoto road in Abeokuta North LGA of Ogun State.
A source revealed that the kidnappers laid an ambush at an area known as Karigo, saying the pregnant woman is in her 8th month.
According to the source, the herdsmen had contacted the families of the victims on Tuesday, asking them to pay N10 million each for their release.
It was said that two other persons on the trip escaped when the kidnappers accosted them.
“We got information that at the abattoir that kidnappers abducted three persons.
“The kidnappers did not call immediately but they called on Tuesday, asking for N10 million on each victim as ransom. There is a pregnant woman among them, who would soon give birth,” the source said.
“It was gathered that the victims parked their car because the road is bad, but while trekking, they were ambushed by their kidnapers
“The abductees were two women and one man, identified as Baba Sandra.
“One of them is a thrift collector in the market here (Itoku market ); one is a civil servant but we don’t know where the other one works,” it was learnt.
“The husband of the pregnant woman was one of the two that escaped being kidnapped,” the source informed
The Ogun police spokesman, Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident said the victims had organised a prayer session in the forest where they were captured.