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Police Confirms Release Of Abducted Bishop, Says Victims Re-Unite With Family


Oyo state police command has confirmed the release of the Abducted Bishop Rt. Rev Aderogba Adeyinka of Jebba Anglican Diocese, his wife and driver.

In a statement by the police public relations officer, PPRO, the victims regained their freedom unhurt alongside at about around 6:20pm today, Tuesday 14/06/2022.

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The statement reads in part:

“The Clergyman in the company of his Wife and Driver were abducted on Sunday 12/06/2022 at about 2100HRS after the victim’s vehicle developed mechanical fault while travelling from Yewa,Ogun State to Jebba, Kwara State enroute an isolated area along New Oyo/Ogbomoso Expressway.”

“The Massive deployment of Police personnel for the operation to rescue the victims and the domination of the entire area by the Police Tactical teams pressurized the abductors in freeing the victims”.

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“Investigation is ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators of this heinous crime and bring them to justice.”

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