Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped four Chinese railway workers working on the Lagos-Ibadan railway.
During the attack carried out on Wednesday June 16 around Kila, a village between Ogun and Oyo states, a police officer who guarding the expatriates was killed.
It was gathered that the gunmen who were dressed in black kaftan when they stormed the site of the rail project at Adeaga/Alaagba, laid an ambush in the surrounding forest for the expatriates and killed the policeman while struggling to abduct the Chinese workers.
Ogun state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the victims were ambushed around the area by eight gunmen. He added that the tactical team of the command has been mobilised to ensure the rescue of the abducted victims
“The gunmen numbering about eight were said to have invaded Adeaga/Alaagba village, near Kila, in Odeda local government area of the state.”
Oyeyemi promised that the kidnappers would be hunted and brought to justice, to serve as a deterrent to others.