Kidnappers demand N10m for release of Chinese miners in Osun
By Olajide Idowu

The Police Command in Osun says kidnappers oftwo Chinese miners at a gold minein Ifewara, Osun on Monday are demanding forN10 million as ransom.

Spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, said this on Wednesday while giving update on the kidnapping incident to newsmen in Osogbo.

Opalola explained thatthe command was intensifying efforts towards ensuring that theChinese nationals were rescued unharmed.

She said the commandwas working alongside other security operatives to ensure that the victims were released.

She, however, urged residents of the state to equally help with credible information on the activities of criminals in the state.

The Chinese nationals Zhao Jian, 33 and Wen, 50 were abducted on Monday at a mining site in Okepa/Itikan Village, Ifewara, Atakunmosa-West Local Government Area of Osun.

Their abductors were reported to have also shot two private guards of the miners who were taken to the hospital for treatment.(NAN)

Source: NAN News