Unknown Gunmen

Unknown Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a man traveling with his family along the Ewu–Ayetoro Ekiti Road in Ekiti State.

SMARTS NEWS learnt that the incident occurred at the weekend when the armed men attacked the travelers who are driving to Ewu, Ekiti state for a burial ceremony.

The gunmen also kidnapped the wife and daughter of the deceased and demanded N50m ransom as condition for their release.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the incident to the press on Monday.

According to the PRO, one Akinola Femi, suspected informant to the attackers has been arrested.

“We have arrested one Akinola Femi in that regard, he is currently being interrogated and investigated for further findings”,

The PRO added.