The Nigerian Police, Kogi State command on Saturday said it has rescued three victims from kidnappers in the State.
The State Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, ASP Williams Anya in a release on Saturday said the victims were rescued after an intense struggles with the kidnappers.
The statement read a part:
“It would be recalled that on 30/12/2019 at about 1415hrs, suspected kidnappers attacked a vehicle coming from Lokoja to Okene at Eika-Itakpe bye pass road, where one Afusat Suberu (f) was shot dead on the spot and abducted three persons into the bush.
“The Police operatives attaches to Federal Anti-Robbery Squad Special Forces, Police Mobile Force as well as conventional Police Officers were mobilized and launched out a massive manhunt on the kidnappers into the bush to ensure a safe release of the victims.
“Consequently, after some intensive pressures from the team of operatives, the kidnappers released all the three victims unhurt and they are; Mohammed Salisu Cache, Abdulraq Mohammed and Abdulraq Anataku all male.
“To this end, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji is assuring the good people of the State of the Command’s determination in collaboration with other security agencies to provide a safe and secure environment in the State. While calling on the members of the public to always volunteer timely and credible information to the Police on the activities of criminal elements in the State.”