FCT Police Rescues 11 Kidnapped Victims
………Intensifies Raid on Identified Kidnappers Dens in Forests within the FCT
The FCT Police Command has rescued the eleven victims abducted in Gwargwada community, Kuje area of the FCT on February 17, 2022.
According to a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh ANIPR, she said that the victims were rescued today, Saturday, February 26, 2022.
She said that the rescue of the victims follows prompt response by the Command to the unfortunate report of the abduction of some residents into a forest in the Gwargwada community by some unscrupulous and misguided criminal elements.
The statement read, “On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, CP Babaji Sunday ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators and the rescue of the victims. The prompt tactical and intelligence-driven special operation led to the rescue of all the abducted victims unhurt.
“The CP notes that intelligence at the disposal of the Command uncovered the criminal dens in Forest within the Kuje area of the FCT and operatives are already combing the forests to arrest the criminal elements and rescue other victims (if any).
“The rescued victims are already receiving necessary medical evaluations and would be reunited with their families as soon as they are confirmed medically stable.
The Commissioner of Police, while registering the Command’s unflinching commitment to combating crimes and criminality in the FCT, calls on residents to remain vigilant and to cooperate with the Police, especially on the rendition of prompt and useful information on any suspicious occurrence to the Police.