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JUST IN : FCT Police Thwart Kidnap Attempt Rescue Two


FCT Police Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit Rescues Female Victims Mart Ojadi (15)And Evelyn Chinaza (12) 

The FCT Police Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit has rescued two female victims, Mart Ojadi 15 and Evelyn Chinaza, 12 who were abducted by gunmen in Guto village, Bwari, on June 30 2024.

This information was disclosed in a  statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, on Sunday. 

According to Adeh, the police, in collaboration with DSS officials, tracked the kidnappers to Gauraka Forest, Niger state. In a fierce gun battle, the criminals were forced to flee with injuries, leaving the victims behind.

The girls were rescued unharmed and have since been reunited with their families. 

The statement read, “In response to the sudden attack by unknown Gunmen in Guto village Bwari, earliest today June 30 2024 at about 01:30pm, where two female victims Mart Ojadi 15 years old and Evelyn Chinaza 12 years old were kidnapped and forcefully taken to an unknown location, the operatives of the FCT police command from the anti-Kidnapping unit swiftly mobilized to the scene”

“Displaying remarkable bravery, the police, in synergy with DSS officials trailed and advanced on the assailants, tactically ambushing them at Gauraka Forest, Niger state, bordering FCT. This led to an intense gun duel, and the kidnappers were overwhelmed by the operatives. The Kidnappers were forced to flee through nearby bushes with varying degrees of bullet injuries, and the two kidnapped victims were rescued unhurt.”

The Commissioner of Police, FCT CP Benneth C Igweh reaffirmed the command’s commitment in the nation’s capital.

He also urged residents to remain vigilant and report suspicious activities to the police emergency lines

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