From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a traditional chief in Ikare Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, Chief Mukaila Bello.
It was gathered that Bello, who is said to be the traditional head of Iku quarters in the town was abducted with three other persons
The other victims are Messrs Adeniran Adeyemo, Bashiru Adekile and Gbafinro.
According to a source, the victims were kidnapped at Ago Panu area of Owo-Ikare expressway, while traveling from Akure to Ikare.
The source said the driver of the car conveying the victims escaped but was shot and he’s currently receiving medical treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
It was also learnt that the kidnappers were yet to contact families of the victims as at the time of filing this report.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state police command,Funmilola Odunlami said the matter has been reported to the police and investigations have commenced on it.