Connect with us

Metro

Gunmen Kidnap Pastor And His Son In Ondo, Demand N10m Ransom

Published

on

A pastor identified as Venerable Olu Obanla and his son have been kidnapped along Ifon-Okeluse Road in the Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Gunmen Kidnap Pastor And His Son In Ondo, Demand N10m Ransom

Pastor Kidnapped In Ondo

It was gathered that the victims were kidnapped on Saturday while travelling along the road when the hoodlums accosted and dragged them into the bush to an unknown destination.

According to Punch, a source the bandits have made contact and demanded a sum of N10 million for the release of the victims but the family were unable to get the money as they could only gather N1million which was refused by the abductors.

The source said, “Venerable Olu Obanla and his son were kidnapped yesterday (Saturday) on their way to Okeluse in Ondo State.

READ:  Two Die Over N50 In Bayelsa Squabble

“The kidnappers have contacted the family and ransom of N10 million was being demanded by the kidnappers but the family had raised N1million but the kidnappers rejected it.”

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident and said efforts were ongoing by the detectives of the command to rescue the victims.

The PPRO said, “Yes, it happened and the anti-kidnapping section is working to ensure the victims are released unhurt.”

KanyiDaily had also reported how gunmen abducted eight worshippers, including a pastor, after Sunday service at a Baptist church in Niger State.

READ:  "74 In Lagos, 25 In Plateau" - Nigeria Records 187 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 58,647

"Big Ballers Are Coming To Umunze” – Cubana Chief Priest Consoles Flavour Over His Father’s Death
Entertainment56 mins ago

“Big Ballers Are Coming To Umunze” – Cubana Chief Priest Consoles Flavour Over His Father’s Death

Flavour N'abania Loses His Father, Benjamin Okoli [Video]
Entertainment2 hours ago

Flavour N’abania Loses His Father, Benjamin Okoli [Video]

Ademola Lookman's Hat-Trick Leads Atalanta To Europa League Victory Over Bayer Leverkusen
Sports5 hours ago

Ademola Lookman’s Hat-Trick Leads Atalanta To Europa League Victory Over Bayer Leverkusen

Why FG Banned Money Ritüal, Smoking, Crime Scenes In Nollywood Films
Entertainment16 hours ago

Why FG Banned Money Ritüal, Smoking, Crime Scenes In Nollywood Films

"I Have Forgiven Junior Pope For Betraying And Stabbing Me In The Back" - Yul Edochie
Entertainment17 hours ago

“I Have Forgiven Junior Pope For Betraying And Stabbing Me In The Back” – Yul Edochie

Diddy Faces 6th Lawsuit As Model Accuses Him Of Drugging And Sexual Assaulting Her
Entertainment17 hours ago

Diddy Faces 6th Lawsuit As Model Accuses Him Of Drugging And Sexual Assaulting Her

VeryDarkMan Remanded In Police Custody As He Pleads Not Guilty To Cyberstalking
Celebrities19 hours ago

VeryDarkMan Remanded In Police Custody As He Pleads Not Guilty To Cyberstalking

Serious Fight Breaks Out As Cross River Assembly Impeaches Speaker, Elvert Ayambem [Video]
Politics20 hours ago

Serious Fight Breaks Out As Cross River Assembly Impeaches Speaker, Elvert Ayambem [Video]

"Igbo Girls Are Not Good For Marriage, They're Prostitutes And Feminists" - Speed Darlington [Video]
Entertainment20 hours ago

“Igbo Girls Are Not Good For Marriage, They’re Prostitutes And Feminists” – Speed Darlington [Video]

Erigga Announces His Father's Death
Entertainment21 hours ago

Erigga Announces His Father’s Death

Oritsefemi’s Ex-Wife, Nabila Fash Threatens To Sue Him For Defamation, Threat To Life
Entertainment23 hours ago

Oritsefemi’s Ex-Wife, Nabila Fash Threatens To Sue Him For Defamation, Threat To Life

Real Reason Why Mauricio Pochettino Left Chelsea By Mutual Consent
Sports1 day ago

Real Reason Why Mauricio Pochettino Left Chelsea By Mutual Consent

"My Husband Has Every Right To Tell Me Not To Go Out” – Actress Anita Joseph
Entertainment1 day ago

“My Husband Has Every Right To Tell Me Not To Go Out” – Actress Anita Joseph

"You Told Filmmakers Not To Hire Me" - Motilola Akinlami Calls Out Kunle Afod
Entertainment2 days ago

“You Told Filmmakers Not To Hire Me” – Motilola Akinlami Calls Out Kunle Afod

"No Bow Leg In Our Family" – Mohbad’s Father Insists Wunmi Is Guilty Of Paternity Fraud
Celebrities2 days ago

“No Bow Leg In Our Family” – Mohbad’s Father Insists Wunmi Is Guilty Of Paternity Fraud

Portable Acquires New Mercedes Benz, Days After His Arrest Over G-Wagon Debt
Entertainment2 days ago

Portable Acquires New Mercedes Benz, Days After His Arrest Over G-Wagon Debt

I Took Junior Pope Like A Brother But He Stabbed Me In The Back Repeatedly – Yul Edochie
Entertainment2 days ago

I Took Junior Pope Like A Brother But He Stabbed Me In The Back Repeatedly – Yul Edochie

"Don’t Allow Anybody Drag You Into Politics" – Akpabio Tells Davido During Courtesy Visit
Celebrities2 days ago

“Don’t Allow Anybody Drag You Into Politics” – Akpabio Tells Davido During Courtesy Visit

Spyro Reveals Why He Would Never Be In The Same Room With BBNaija Star, Nengi
Entertainment2 days ago

Spyro Reveals Why He Would Never Be In The Same Room With BBNaija Star, Nengi

Emdee Tiamiyu Reportedly Deported Back To Nigeria By UK Government
Celebrities2 days ago

Emdee Tiamiyu Reportedly Deported Back To Nigeria By UK Government