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Police rescues twelve kidnap victims in Enugu



Police Operatives in Enugu state have rescued twelve kidnap victims within the state.  


A press release launched by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, says the operatives serving in Unity Division, on September 21 at about 7.10pm, responded to a misery name alleging that suspected kidnappers blocked the highway between Ekwegbe-Agu and Neke-Uno communities respectively in Enugu East and Igbo-Etiti L.G.As, alongside Enugu/Opi/Nsukka Freeway.


Ndukwe mentioned the operatives foiled the unidentified hoodlums’ try to kidnap some highway customers after a gun duel and thereafter, rescued two (2) male victims the legal components have been on the verge of kidnapping, and in addition recovered their automobiles.

”Equally, Police Operatives serving in ninth Mile Police Division of the Command, with help from Neighborhood Watch Group, Forest Guard and law-abiding residents, on 16/09/2022 at about 5.30pm rescued in a forest at Okpatu group in Udi L.G.A., 4 (4) victims alleged to have been kidnapped at Umulumgbe group in the identical L.G.A., on 15/09/2022 at about 4pm.

That is along with their rescuing, on 14/09/2022 at about 4.15pm, six (6) different victims in the identical forest, alleged to have been kidnapped on 12/09/2022 at Awhum group in Udi L.G.A. All of the victims had since re-united with their households” Ndukwe mentioned


The police spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Ammani, has ordered the instant deployment of extra intelligence/operational assets to additional comprise rising incidents of kidnapping/abduction in some elements of the State, notably the current instances alongside the Enugu/Opi/Nsukka highway. That is to make sure the safety and security of harmless residents, particularly alongside main roads within the State.


”Commissioner solicits the assist of residents via the immediate provision of credible info and/or intelligence on the nearest Police Station or by calling the Command’s emergency hotlines on: 08032003702, 08075390883 and 08086671202. Or alternatively ship emails through: [email protected] or name the Police PRO on 08099854883 and relaxation assured the studies so offered can be handled with utmost confidentiality and dispatch.”the assertion partly reads

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