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BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap Prominent South-West monarch

Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarch

The 66-year-old Oloso of Oso, Ajowa- Akoko, in the Akoko North-West Council area, Oba Clement Jimoh Olukotun, has been kidnapped by gunmen.

According to information gathered by this online newspaper, the six gunmen entered his palace on Thursday at around 10.15 p.m. and took him to an unidentified location.

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See how Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarch

Before entering the monarch’s bedroom, they allegedly shot randomly and broke the palace’s main door.

Several shots were fired at the palace doors, according to a source inside the palace, before the robbers were able to enter the royal chambers.

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He claims that when they arrived, they surrounded the structure and began yelling at the monarch and other residents to open the door and voluntarily submit, but nobody responded.

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Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarch – How the event occured

They began firing at this point. They broke down the front door and went inside.

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Before dragging the Kabiyesi outside and taking him, they terrorised him and his family.

“We knew they were kidnappers, but none of the family members had been contacted.”

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Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarch – Police Statement

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When contacted, Funmi Odunlami, a police spokesperson, confirmed the monarch’s kidnapping.

It is true, but the specifics of the incident are still unclear, according to Odunlami, who added that police from the Akoko Northwest Local Area’s Oke-Agbe Divisional Police Headquarters have been sent to the town to begin an investigation.

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