Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a Pastor identified as Oluwafemi Komolafe along the Benin-Ijebu Ode Expressway at Ore in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to reports, the deceased was traveling with his son, Timilehin, when the suspected kidnappers attacked him.
The Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Gbenga Adeyanju, told newsmen, yesterday, that the kidnappers had abducted Timileyin but that the police has been able to rescue him and two others that were in the kidnappers den. The police boss said the incident happened last Friday, November 24th.
“The man (pastor) was travelling with his son when the kidnappers stopped them on the road, they shot the man and took the boy away. Our men engaged the hoodlums in a shootout but they escaped. We even lost one of our men who went for the operation. After the incident, our men with the assistance of the local hunters combed the whole area. We attacked the hoodlums and we were able to rescue the three victims in their den. The boy whose father was killed and two other travellers who were going to Lagos from Port Harcourt were rescued successfully’
The remains of the deceased pastor and police officer has been deposited at the state morgue.