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Gunmen Kill Policeman, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti State

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A policeman providing security for an expatriate was killed by unknown gunmen in Ekiti state on Friday, November 27.

According to reports, the incident happened in the state capital Ado-Ekiti.

The abductee was one of the engineers working with the Chinese company handling the new Ado-Iyin road in the southwest state.

Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Ekiti state police command, ASP Sunday Abutu, said the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. along the new Ado Ekiti-Iyin Ekiti road.

Abutu said that aside from the late police officer, one other person was also shot at the scene of the incident.

His words: “It is confirmed that a kidnapping incident occurred today at about 4:30 p.m. along new Iyin-Ekiti road.

“During the incident, one civilian, an expatriate, was kidnapped, one shot, while one policeman was shot dead.

“Our operatives are already combing the bush for possible apprehension of the perpetrators.”

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