Osun State Police Command Wednesday disclosed that abductors of two Chinese expatriates have demanded a ransom of N10million for release of their victims.
The spokesperson of Osun police command, SP Yemisi Opalola, disclosed this on a private radio station, Rave FM, in Osogbo.
She said the abductors have demanded N10 million ransom noting that security operatives have launched a rescue mission to secure the release of the two expatriates.
She said, “we are still trailing those kidnappers we have not ascertained their identities. But I assure the public that immediately we arrest them we will make their identities known.
“Those kidnappers are demanding ransom and we are still working on ways to rescue the two Chinese expatriates. We are going to secure their release. Since they were abducted by the gunmen, the police and Tactical Section, The Hunters Group of Nigeria with the Joint Task Force(JTF) even the local securities are in the bush to rescue the victims.
“The kidnappers are demanding N10 million before they can release the two Chinese expatriates.”
The expatriates were kidnapped at Okepa/Itikan Village via Ifewara in Atakumosa West Local Government Area on Monday.
The Chinese expatriates, Messrs Zhao Jian (33) and When (50) were kidnapped at a mining site after shooting two guards to have their way.