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Police stops k!dnapping attempt, rescue two victims in Abuja

The anti-kidnapping unit of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Command has rescued two female victims, identified as Mart Ojadi, and Evelyn Chinaza, who were abducted by gunmen in Guto village, Bwari area.

This was made known in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Josephine Adeh, on Sunday, 30th of June, 2024.

Adeh said the police, in collaboration with DSS officials, tracked the kidnappers to Gauraka Forest, Niger State, and engaged them in a fierce gun battle, forcing the criminals to flee with injuries.

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It reads:

“In response to the sudden attack by unknown gunmen in Guto village, Bwari, earlier today, June 30, 2024, at about 01:30 p.m., 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 mobilised to the scene.

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“Displaying remarkable bravery, the police, in synergy with DSS hunters, trailed and advanced on the assailant, tactically ambushing them at Gauraka Forest, Niger State, bordering FCT. This led to an intense gun duel as the kidnappers were overwhelmed by the operatives, forcing them to scamper to safety through the nearby bushes with varying degrees of bullet injuries, and the two kidnapped victims were rescued unhurt.

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“While the victims have since been reunited with their family, the commissioner of police, FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, reaffirms the command’s unflinching commitment to maintaining peace and security in the nation’s capital. He also urges the residents to be vigilant and take advantage of the police emergency lines in reporting suspicious activities through: 08032003913, 08028940883, 08061581938, and 07057337653 PCB: 09022222352, CRU: 08107314192.” [CONTINUE READING HERE]>>>>

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