A combined team of security operatives on Monday rescued an hostage kidnapped in the State of Osun on Sunday.
The suspected gunmen, said to have masterminded the incident had on Sunday night abducted travellers along Omoh/Erin-Ijesa road, in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of the state.
A police source told journalists that the gunmen kidnapped two, a man and a woman and took them to a nearby bush around Ori-Oke Omoh while others were left at the scene.
It was further gathered that the Police, operatives of the Nigerian Airforce, Amotekun corps officials, hunters and vigilante men who were deployed to the busy road, rescued the man from the kidnappers.
The spokesperson of the Police in Osun, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident.
She added that the State Commissioner for Police, Wale Olokode on Monday morning had a meeting with the men of the Nigerian Airforce and leaders of the Amotekun corps, hunters and vigilante in the state to join the operation to rescue the abducted woman and to ensure an end to criminal activities in the state.
“The CP has called the men of Nigerian Airforce and leaders of Amotekun, Hunters and Vigilante in working together to rescue the woman and to put a stop to the future kidnapping in the state.
“The order is to rescue the person under the captive of the kidnappers and put a stop to the kidnapping in the state.”
Opalola noted that effort is ongoing to rescue the remaining person in the hand of the kidnappers.