Police burst kidnapping gang , kill 2 , Arrest 2 in Kogi.
SP. William Aya ppro
The operatives of the Nigeria Police Force attached to Odolu Division in synergy with the Local Vigilante, Hunters have disloged criminal hideout at Odolu in Igalamela Local Government Area, gunned down two, arrested two suspected kidnappers, recovers one English made Pump Action, seven phones, charms among others.
This is following a report from the victim of kidnapping who escaped from their den on Thursday 19/5/2022 while the family were still negotiating for his release.
He stated that, he kidnapped while on his way to Nsuka but escaped from their den, Immediately, the Police operatives were mobilized along with the Vigilante, Hunters into the bush, on sighting the Police the criminal elements opened fire.
During the gun duel that ensued, two of the hooodlums were gunned down while two were arrested. Items recovered includes; one English made Pump Action gun, seven phones, charms among others.
This breakthrough is as a result of the strategies adopted by the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Egbuka, psc (+), to curtail activities of kidnappers, armed robbers, bandits, and other heinous crimes in the State.
The Commissioner of Police while commending the Police Officers as well as vigilante and Hunters for their prompt response to ensure the criminal elements met their Waterloo, assures members of the public that the Police will not rest on its Oars in synergy with other security agencies in the State to ensure the safety of lives and property.
To this end, the Commissioner of Police urge the public to continue to collaborate with the Police and other security agencies in the State by way of volunteering credible and timely information on the activities of Criminal elements.