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Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Edo Police, kidnappers in gun-battle, two victims rescued

 Edo Police, kidnappers in gun-battle, two victims rescued

Two kidnapped victims rescued after Edo police and kidnappers engage in gun-battle

Men of the Edo State Police Command on Wednesday rescued two kidnapped victims, Okeke Emmanuel (37) and Rilwan Adewale (36) after gun-battle with kidnappers.

The victims were kidnapped “along Lagos Bypass, by Ahor community, Benin City, on 25 April, 2021, at about 0300hrs, and were taken into the bush, where they were said to have met other victims.

According to a statement by the Command‘s spokesman, Kontongs Bello, the victims were traveling in a Sienna Bus from Port Harcourt, Rivers state, to Lagos, when they were abducted.

“On receipt of the information, the police operatives immediately swung into action and rescued two of the victims at about 10.30 am on Wednesday, 28 April, after an exchange of gun battle with the hoodlums,” Kontongs said.



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