Three Chinese staff of Chese Feng, a mining company based in Lagos, abducted on February 1 by yet-to-be identified gun in an attack at a mining site in Akere village, Ifewara, Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, regained their freedom on Sunday.
Yemisi Opalola, a Superintendent of Police (SP) and spokesperson for the state police command confirmed the development on Tuesday.
She said no arrest has been made in connection with the incident which claimed the life of a Police Inspector, John Afugu, who was providing security cover for the abducted expatriates, alongside a police sergeant, Meshack Bulus, attached Mobile Police Squadron No. 44, stationed at the police force headquarter, Abuja.
Inspector Afugu was allegedly shot dead by the gunmen, who carted away his service AK-47 rifle, and 25 rounds of live ammunition as well as a Riot Gunner, as they fled the scene with their captives.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]