Two regular marshals of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun State were abducted by gunmen at Erin-Ijesa area of Akure/Ilesa highway on Monday, May 20th 2019.
Investigation revealed that the victims simply identified as Abioye and Bayewuni were travelling late in the afternoon on the road when the armed bandits intercepted their vehicles.
However, the details of the incident were sketchy as at the time of filing this report.
It was also gathered less than one hour that the two officers were kidnapped, their mobile phones could not be reached as the lines had been switched off.
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Osun State Police Command confirmed the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Folasade Odoro, in a telephone interview, said a police team was on the trail of the bandits, assuring that the victims would be rescued.
But Osun State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Peter Oke, could not be reached for comment on the incident.
He did not pick several calls put across to him.