Kogi: Three abducted persons killed while trying to escape from kidnappers

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Three kidnapped victims have been shot dead while attempting to escape from their captors in Kogi State.

The incident happened in Isanlu, Yagba East Local Government Area of the State, according to Senator Sunday Karimi.

This is even as the Senator Karimi, who Represents Kogi West Senatorial District, implored security agencies to address the insecurity in the area.

In a statement on Thursday evening, Karimi bemoaned the insecurity in Isanlu, adding that six persons have been kidnapped in the last 48 hours.

In the statement titled: “Address the security situation in Isanlu and neighbouring communities”, he called on the Kogi State Commissioner of Police and the Director, Department of State Services, (DSS) to tackle insecurity situation

“Three people also lost their lives in Idofin and Isanlu in an attempt to escape from the Kidnappers den.”

Senator Karimi, however, commended the state governor’s efforts in making lives and properties safe in the state.

HE further called on the Police Commissioner and the DSS boss to rise to the occasion, by doing the needful in curbing the spate of kidnapping in Isanlu, Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State.

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