Simply 48 hours after rescuing 17 kidnapped victims, Law enforcement officials in Edo state have once more rescued one other 14 kidnapped victims who had been kidnapped alongside the Lagos-Abuja freeway by Ikeran Oke, Ibillo, within the Akoko-Ado native authorities space of Edo state.
The Police revealed that they’ve redoubled their efforts to rescue different victims who’re nonetheless with the abductors.
This was contained in an E-Assertion signed by
SP Chidi Nwabuzor, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Edo State Command and made accessible to journalists yesterday in Benin Metropolis.
The assertion learn: “The Edo State Police Command wish to inform most people a few kidnapping incident that happened on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at roughly 4:00 p.m. alongside Lagos-Abuja Street, by Ikeran Oke, Ibillo, in Akoko – Ado Native Authorities Space. Edo State.
“At round 5:15 p.m. on the date, by way of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ibillo Division, obtained data that thugs working within the aforementioned place underneath the Ibillo Divisional Police Headquarters within the Edo state, attacked and kidnapped the passengers of two coastal buses. who had been touring from Benue State to Ilorin, Kwara State for a marriage ceremony, however en route by way of the town of Ibillo in Edo State.
“Instantly, the DPO mobilized the patrol crew, Military personnel, Edo State Safety Community personnel, and native hunters into the bush, ensuing within the rescue of 9 (9) victims, whereas a unspecified quantity nonetheless lacking.
” Early within the morning of Friday, November 25, 2022. One other 5 (5) passengers (victims) had been rescued contained in the bush when the DPO and safety males launched into aggressive operations combing the bush for the doable rescue of all of the passengers.
“Edo State Command Police Commissioner CP Mohammed A. Dankwara vows to cease at nothing to make sure that all kidnapping victims are rescued and reunited with their households and family members.
“As such, he gave the DPO a march order to work with the Command’s tactical groups to make sure they’re launched unhurt. Whereas he suggested the households and family members of the kidnapping victims to stay calm.
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