Kidnappers demand N20m ransom for monarch's wife, driver

Kidnappers demand N20m ransom for monarch's wife, driver

- The wife of the Alauga of Auga-Akoko and her driver were abducted

- The abductors have demanded for N20 million as ransom

- Police officers have been mobilised to the forest along Auga-Ise-Ugbe-Akoko to rescue the monarch’s wife and driver

The abductors of the wife of a traditional ruler, the Alauga of Auga-Akoko, in Akoko North East local government area of Ondo state, Olukemi Agunloye, have demanded for a ransom of N20 million from her family.

The Guardian reports that the victim and her driver, were abducted between Auga-Akoko and Ise-Akoko on Sunday morning while on her way to Ugbe-Akoko in the same local council.

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The victim's spouse, Oba Samuel Agunloye, who affirmed that negotiation was still ongoing, disclosed that the kidnappers had contacted the family, demanding a sum of N20 million as ransom for the release of his wife and driver.

The Area Commander in-charge of Akokoland, ACP Razak Rauf, assured that the police has mobilized more officers to the forest along Auga-Ise-Ugbe-Akoko to rescue the monarch’s wife and driver.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com earlier reported that abductors of two police detectives with the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abuja, demanded N30 million ransom for their release.

The two officers, Sergeant Haladu Mohammed and an unidentified colleague were reportedly kidnapped on Wednesday, May 2, in Port Harcourt, Rivers state while on an official duty.

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Source: Naija.ng

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