Report reaching Newsangle online has it that the police in Ogun state has shot dead a suspected herdsman while reportedly kidnapping a tipper driver at Mologede in Opeji, Odeda Local Government, Ogun state.
DSP Durojaiye Rotimi, the DPO of Bode Olude Divisional Headquarters, had received a distress call at noon that the tipper driver was being kidnapped by a group of people suspected to be herdsmen.”
Consequently, he was said to have mobilized his men, local hunters, men of the Ogun So-Safe Corps and officers from adjoining divisions to the area.
As they were combing the bush, the team sighted the kidnappers, who engaged them in a gun duel.
It was gathered that In the process, one of the kidnappers was shot in the leg, while others escaped with various degrees of gunshot injuries but the victim was rescued unhurt
Oyeyemi revealed that a single-barrelled gun was recovered, adding that the suspect died on the way to the hospital.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered a manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang.