Security agencies in Ondo state in its efforts to ward off criminal acts in the state, especially kidnapping on Monday foiled a kidnap attempt on some Akure residents by suspected kidnappers.
The victims whose names are Alhaji Suleiman Ibrahim and Moshood Suleiman who were abducted in the early hours of Monday at Shagari village in Akure were immediately rescued in a village called ijelu via Owo.
As soon as the incident occurred,all the service commanders namely, the State Commissioner of Police, Olugbenga Adeyanju fdc, Brigadier James Ataguba of the 32 artillery brigade, Mr Pedro Ideba of civil defence,and Mr S. Ayege of the DSS contacted one another and raced to the scene.
After exchange of gunshots with the hoodlums, their efforts paid off as they did not only rescue the victims but also arrested two of the suspects as others escaped with gunshots injuries.
Efforts are on to arrest the fleeing suspects while those arrested are helping the security agents in their investigations.