Police, Amotekun rescue ASP Yusuf from kidnappers in Kwara

FILE PHOTO: A Nigerian policeman

FILE PHOTO: A Nigerian policeman

By Afusat Agunbiade-Oladipo

A combined team of police tactical teams, local vigilante operatives, hunters and Oyo state Amotekun Squad have ASP Ahmed Yusuf who was kidnapped from his house in Ilorin last Tuesday.

ASP Ahmed Yusuf was rescued from the hands of his abductors in a bush between Kwara and Oyo State, the Kwara Police

Ahmed, of IGP Monitoring Team attached to the state Command, was abducted from his house in Ilorin by six armed men on Oct. 11.

The Spokesman of the Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, made the confirmation in a statement issued on Sunday in Ilorin.

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He said that the police officer was rescued by a combined team of the command tactical teams, Local Vigilante, hunters and Oyo state Amotekun Squad.

Ajayi however said non of the kidnappers was arrested.

The spokesman said the ASP was undergoing medical examination before allowed to join his family.

According to him, effort is being intensified to get the abductors arrested for prosecution.

The Commissioner of Police, Paul Odama, appreciated the efforts of the police and vigilante teams for the gallantry displayed in the rescue of the ASP.
Odama pledged to flush out all criminal elements from the state.

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