The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of two children who were left inside the car after their mother stepped out to open the gate.
According to reports, the kidnapped victims who are two little girls in nursery and kindergarten were whisked away with their mother’s car on Friday night in Akure, the state capital.
According to DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), the incident happened around 8:00pm upon arrival from their outing the mother parked the car in front of her house and went out to open the gates leaving the two kids in the vehicle.
“Another car with three occupants suddenly drove up to her; some of the occupants collected her car keys and drove her car away with the kids inside.
“The anti-kidnapping section of the police is already on the trail of the assailants to rescue the two kids and recover the car,’’ DSP Odunlami said.