Gunmen on Saturday invaded Ora, an agrarian community in the southern part of Kwara State, killed one person and abducted two female POS operators.
The abductors, who reportedly stormed the town around 8pm, shot sporadically before whisking away their victims.
A senior community leader who does not want his name mentioned disclosed that “those abducted are two female Point of Sales (POS) operators, adding that the gunmen also killed another woman and attacked the husband of one of the POS operators who was trying to rescue her with a cutlass and inflicted several deep cuts on him.
Speaking on the incident, the TIC chairman of Ifelodun, Mr Jide Asonibare, said they had mobilised “over one hundred vigilantes, local hunters, police and soldiers to comb the forest for their possible rescue.
Meanwhile, the Spokesman of the Kwara State Police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, reiterated that the police in conjunction with other security agencies including the vigilantes and hunters are searching to rescue the victims and arrest the abductors.