Abductors Of Chinese Expatriates In Osun Demand N10m Ransom
The Osun State Police Command has confirmed that the abductors of two Chinese nationals from a mining site in the state have established contact and demanded a ransom.
Some yet-to-be identified gunmen stormed a mining site in Ifewara, Atakunmosa West Local Government Area of Osun State on Monday, and kidnapped the two Chinese expatriates.
The police confirmed the development in a statement by its spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, adding that the abductors shot the nationals’ guards before escaping with their victim.
The attack came barely two months after some gunmen killed a yet-to-be identified police officer attached to three Chinese expatriates in the state. After killing the officer, the three expatriates were taken away from a mining site in the Ifewara community. The abducted foreigners are Messrs Zhao Jian, aged 33 and When, 50.