Police Operatives in Enugu state have rescued twelve kidnap victims in 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 and kidnap some highway customers after a gun duel and thereafter, rescued two (2) male victims the felony parts have been on the verge of kidnapping, and in addition recovered their autos.
”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 neighborhood in Udi L.G.A., 4 (4) victims alleged to have been kidnapped at Umulumgbe neighborhood in the identical L.G.A., on 15/09/2022 at about 4pm.
That is in addition to 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 neighborhood 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 fast deployment of extra intelligence/operational assets to additional comprise rising incidents of kidnapping/abduction in some components 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 in the State.
”Commissioner solicits the assist of residents by the immediate provision of credible data 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 by way of: [email protected] or name the Police PRO on 08099854883 and relaxation assured the reviews so offered can be handled with utmost confidentiality and dispatch.”the assertion in half reads