…… dislodge bandits
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command in a concerted effort with the Destiny hunters stormed Dadu hills Via Chukwuku in Kuje Area Council of the Territory, dislodged the bandits from their hideouts, destroyed the hideout, and successfully rescued four victims, following the receipt of actionable intelligence about the movement of suspected Bandits holding some persons hostage.
According to a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh ANIPR, she said that the operation which commenced at about 6 am on Tuesday, 31st of May 22 recorded the rescue of Mustahudeen Sani, Felix Vaa, and Adamu Isa all males who were reportedly kidnapped between the 23rd and 25th of May 2022 at kiyi In Kwali area council and Abdulsalam Uzugiz who was kidnapped at Angwan Gade extension of Kuje Area Council of the Territory.
The statement read, “Unfortunately, the Criminal elements upon sighting the gallant advancement of the team engaged them in a gun duel where a member of the Destiny hunter paid the ultimate price. The miscreants retreated with various degrees of gunshot injuries owing to the superior firepower of the team.
“Given the above, the Victims were taken to the hospital for medical examination and subsequently reunited with their families.
“The FCT Commissioner of Police while extending condolences to the family of the deceased reassured residents of the Command’s unflinching commitment to riding the Territory of crime and criminality.
“Complimenting the above, members of the public are therefore urged to remain vigilant, and strengthen their partnership with the Police as touching the rendition of prompt and actionable intelligence reporting any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police, the statement concluded.