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Two kids abducted in Ilorin, recovered at Seme border

BY DEMOLA  AKINYEMI
ILORIN —Two kids allegedly abducted in Idi-Ape area of Ilorin in the wee hours of Tuesday have been recovered by the operatives of the Nigerian Police Force at the Seme border between Nigeria and Benin Republic.

Vanguard gathered, Wednesday, that the two children, a boy and a girl ages  five and six, were allegedly abducted in the early hours of Tuesday in Ilorin when they were sent  to dispose some refuse.

After endless search,  information filtered into the town that they have been found at the Seme border around 3pm.

The unexpected was said to have happened when the alleged traffickers of the children stopped over at a filling station in Seme border to fuel his car.

Vanguard learnt that it was at this same point that the children regained consciousness and screamed for help and the passers-by came to their rescue.

The alarm was said to have also attracted the attention of a police patrol team in the area and some members of the community.

On sensing danger, the trafficker was said to have zoomed off abandoning the children with about four others.

After interrogation, the victims were said to have given useful information which enable the police  trace their homes in Ilorin and reunite them with their family.

Vanguard, however, gathered that this  development prompted members of the Idi-Ape Quarters to comb the area and descended on some destitute lurking around.

During the raid, a pistol was said to have been found on a man, pretending to be mad.

Contacted,the Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Femi Fabode, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said he was yet to be briefed on the incident.


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