Abducted Osun Industrialist, Yinka Oba regains freedom

on   /   in News 10:31 am   /   Comments

BY GBENGA OLARINOYE

Barely fifteen days after her abduction,relief yesterday finally came the way of relatives of an Osun based industrialist, Mrs. Yinka Obaleye known as Yinka Oba as her abductors finally released her .
Mrs. Yinka Obaleye was abducted while returning home from her company on November 19, 2013 by yet to-be identified gang of armed men.

While being kidnapped, her driver, Alhaji Tajudeen was shot dead on the spot and had since been buried according to Islamic rites.
The industrialist according to source was recovered at Akoko in Ondo state where she was abandoned along with her car in a nearby bush in the town.

Osun State Police Commissioner, Mrs. Dorothy Gimba through the Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Folasade Odoro confirmed the recovery of the industrialist. She explained that the industrialist was abandoned at the spot in the wee hours of yesterday.

According to the PPRO, the woman walked her way to a nearby police station where she reported herself before the Ondo Police Command contacted its counterpart in Osun on the development.

Immediately, Osun command was said to have raised a powerful team to Akoko in Ondo where they received the victim.

As at the time she was released to the Osun Police Command, it was gathered that the victim was very weak to narrate her ordeal in the hands of her abductors to the security operatives.

She was immediately rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Ilesa, Osun State for medical attention. As at the time she was abducted, the victim had malaria and was said to be a diabetic patient.

The Assitant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 11, David Olufemi Omojola had on Thursday hinted that the state command had increased the level of policing in the area to curb the crime.

    Print       Email