Oyo medical doctor regains freedom after payment of N3m ransom


SP Adewale Osifeso,
Oyp Police Public Relations Officer

By Suleiman Shehu

Abductors of a private medical practitioner at Gbede in Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State, have released him after collecting N3 million ransom.

Chairman of the local government council, Mr Isaiah Adegbite, confirmed the release.

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Police spokesman in Oyo State, SP Adewale Osifeso, also confirmed the medical practitioner’s release to NAN in Ibadan on Wednesday but was silent on the ransom payment.

The victim was abducted from his hospital premises on Friday and released on Tuesday.

A family source said that the abductors demanded N30 million ransom on Monday, but settled for N3 million after intensive negotiations.

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