Sunday, Jun 13th 2021 4:59 AM
Lagos
+29°C

Market Digest Nigeria

News

Police arrest 4 kidnappers, rescue 2 victims

police

Police arrest 4 kidnappers, rescue 2 victims in Plateau

Gabriel Ubah, the Police Public Relations Officer in Plateau, says the command has arrested four kidnappers and rescued two victims from them.

In an interview by telephone on Thursday in Mangu Local Government Area of the state, Mr Ubah said the police command was also making efforts to rescue the remaining two victims from the kidnappers.

He recalled that the kidnappers had unleashed terror on Gaya Layout near Chichim Quarters in Mangu town around 8.30 p.m. on May 19.

READ  Lalong lauds Nigerian Air Force for establishing Search and Rescue Base in Plateau
READ  Robbery: Plateau District Head urges effective community policing

But the police and members of vigilante group accosted them and arrested four of them, while others escaped with four victims.

Recovered at scene of the incident were 13 empty shells of bullets used during the shoot-out with security operatives.

Lawrence Danat, the Executive Chairman of Mangu Local Government, condemned the action of the kidnappers and called on the security operatives to swing into action and rescue the remaining victims.

He commended the security operatives in the council, especially the police and vigilante group for arresting the kidnappers.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top
SUBSCRIBE NOW!
Get the best of Market Digest Nigeria financial news
delivered to your inbox daily!
By clicking Give it a try, I hereby: Agree and Consent to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy
& I may receive free newsletters & promotions from this site and can choose to unsubscribe anytime.