Posted by News Express | 30 December 2015 | 2,071 times
The Rivers State Police Command has announced the rescue of two kidnap victims “in two separate coordinated rescue operations by tactical unit of the Command at the notorious Ogbakiri water fronts.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmad K. Muhammad, said the rescue took place “today 30/12/2015 at about 4:30 am.” He gave the names of those rescued as Jackson Sunday ‘m’ and Mary Monday ‘f’.
“The victims were kidnapped on different days at Rumuodara and Rumuigbo respectively in Port Harcourt,” DSP Muhammad said in a statement issued in the state capital, Port Harcourt. “On storming the hideout, the suspected kidnappers found guarding the victims engaged our men in gun duel. Three unidentified suspected kidnappers were fatally wounded while the victims rescued unhurt. One AK 47 rifle, one locally made pistols, twenty rounds of ammunition, charms and a Nissan jeep belonging to Jackson Sunday were recovered from the kidnappers’ den.
“The Command enjoins the good people of Rivers State to continue to have trust in the ability of the police to tackle any security challenge and all times be security conscious, please.”
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