Gunmen suspected to be armed Fulani kidnappers on Wednesday kidnapped four Chinese workers in Alaagba village in Ogun State.
Candidreporters.com learnt that the kidnappers were said to be dressed on black kaftan and the four people kidnapped are all workers of a Chinese company handling the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage railway project.
The kidnappers who stormed the site of the rail project at Adeaga/Alaagba in Odeda Local government area of Ogun state also killed a policeman while struggling to abduct the Chinese workers.
The corpse of the policeman killed had been evacuated by a team of policemen and men of the Federal Road Sector Commission (FRSC).
Baale of Alaagba village, a sleepy town between Oyo -Ogun border, Chief Adekunle Olabamiji, confirmed the abduction of the four people.
In an interview the chief said the fierce looking gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen had laid ambush in the surrounding forest for the expatriates.
He said it was shocking to witnessed such a gory scene, even when the railway workers were always guarded by policemen and soldiers.
A youth leader at Alaaga village, Mr. Azeez Adila narrated how members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) gave the kidnappers a hot chase into the forest , searching the entire bush path in an attempt to apprehend the kidnappers and rescue their victims.
He said despite the efforts by the village youths , who Our correspondent gathered from sources that the kidnappers who dressed in black kaftan were about eight. OPC members into the forest, the kidnappers could not be traced as they disappeared with the Chinese expatriates.
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