COUPLE ABDUCTED DAYS TO THEIR WEDDING IN EKITI

By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti

Three persons have been arrested in Ekiti State in connection with the abduction of a man and his fiancée on the verge of their wedding.

The couple was reportedly abducted on Ilasa-Ayebode Road in Ekiti East council on Sunday.

They were returning from Ado Ekiti, the state capital, where they had gone for shopping in preparation for the nuptials.

Their assailants have contacted their families demanding N5 million.

“The victims were preparing for their wedding. They came to Ado Ekiti to purchase some items and were returning to their base when they were abducted on the road by gunmen.

Police spokesman Sunday Abutu confirmed the arrest of the three suspects.