Security Kills One During Attempt To Kidnap Expatriates At Ilero -Iganna Area
One middle-aged man who was among a team of kidnappers was killed while attempting to kidnap some Chinese miners along Ilero-Iganna road recently.
The Chronicler Newspaper was reliably informed by security sources that the expatriates were on their way to their farm, situated along Iganna, Iwajowa local government when the kidnappers in Army camouflage, trooped out of the forest and started shooting at the vehicle.
The dark-colored pick-up van belonging to the Chinese miners was riddled with bullets while the security men in the vehicle ‘returned fire‘ and killed one kidnapper while others escaped into the forest.
The driver of the vehicle also maneuvered and escaped from the scene after which a search of the forest by the local security men revealed the lifeless body of the dead kidnapper.
”Apart from dangerous weapons found on the dead kidnapper, there are other materials like his mobile phone that may help in further investigation of others that partook in the operation.
”We appreciate the people of the community that provided information about the possible attack which was foiled and urge people to speak out if they see or hear of anything suspicious,” our source, who sought anonymity explained.