Police In FCT Rescue Two Kidnapped Victims
…as FCT Command reiterates its commitment to ensure the safety of all and sundry.
Operatives of the FCT Police Command attached to Asokoro Police Divisional Headquarters rescued 2 kidnapped victims in the early hours of 31st January 2024 at about 1:00 AM
In a press release on Wednesday, 31st January 2024 signed by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, said that following the report of the abduction of two persons later identified as Sarah Hassan and one Mrs Erima Bobo-John at Kobi Community of Abuja, in the early hours of Wednesday by some armed hoodlums.
According to the command spokesperson, police operatives of Asokoro Divisional Headquarters swiftly swung into action. They trailed the kidnappers to Nyanya/Keffi road where they were blocked by operatives of the Nigerian Army on checkpoint operations.
“On sighting the Police operatives, the bandits engaged them in a gun duel and were outlasted by the firepower of the Police which forced them to abandon the victims and scamper to safety through the nearby forest.
“The victims who have been reunited with their families were rescued unhurt.