December 19 2023

Police rescue kidnap victims in Enugu, kill one kidnapper in a gun battle

Enugu State Police Command has reported it rescued four kidnap victims today and killed one of the kidnappers during a gunfight.

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This was contained in a statement signed by DSP Daniel Ndukwe, the state Police Public Relations Officer.

Ndukwe said that police operatives serving in Hawk Tactical Sqaud received distress calls about kidnap of three male and a female. They responded swiftly and closed in on the criminal in a forest at Agbogazi-Nike in Enugu East local government area.

There was exchange of fire and Police gunned down a kidnapper, leaving others with bullet wounds as they escaped.

In his remark, the Enugu State Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, commended the policemen and reiteratd the Command’s commitment to stamp out criminal elements in the state without pity.

A loaded AK-47 rifle was recovered from the fleeing criminals.

Posted December 19, 2023 by profW in category "Inside 042

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