Police rescue two more abducted victims in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command has rescued two more victims from the hands of their abductors.

DAILY POST recalls that one University don Prof. James Alabi from Kogi State University was abducted six days ago but regained his freedom on Saturday night.

The latest kidnapped victims who regained freedom from the hands of their abductors according to the Police Public Relations Officers, (PPRO, in Kogi State DSP William Ovye Aya on Sunday are Chief Idoko Emmanuel and one Paul Onoja.

The two victims were kidnapped on Friday, October 1, 2021 at about 8:30PM.

DAILY POST gathered that some armed hoodlums forcefully abducted the two victims at Emonoja village, and shot one Miss Blessing Akoh on her leg at Enugu Ezike road of Emonoja village.

Aya in a statement said the Police operatives attached to Olamaboro Division led by the Divisional Police Officer(DPO) immediately swung into action with the assistance of local vigilantes, who chased the hoodlums into the bush.

Continuing, Aya said, “At about 0600hrs of 2/10/2021, while closing on the Hoodlums, they abandoned their captives and fled.

“Victims were rescued unhurt, while the injured victim is currently on admission and efforts are still ongoing to arrest culprits.”

He said the Kogi State Commissioner of Police Idrisu Dauda Dabban has called on members of the public to continue to partner with the security agencies in the ongoing onslaught against criminal elements in Kogi State.

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