See How Kogi Police Rescues Kidnapped Victims
Touchaheart Nigeria reports that officials from the Kogi State Police Command’s Ajaokuta division have rescued two abduction victims.
In a statement made on Monday, December 20, state police spokesperson DSP William Aya stated the abduction victims were freed on Saturday, December 18 after a tip-off.
“On December 18, 2021, around 4pm, we got a tip-off that some armed hoodlums blocked the road between NEPA and ASCOL bump inward Itobe, shooting sporadically in order to scare motorists to carry out their nefarious crime.”
After a shootout, all of the kidnappers fled into the jungle, leaving their captives behind.
Two individuals, Mohammed Alhaji and Amadu Juji, were also arrested by police officers from the Enjema division for allegedly rustling livestock in the community and its surrounds, according to the police spokesperson.
Following a report of 15 missing cows from a Fulani camp in Okobo, the arrest was made.
“The police promptly swung into action and arrested the suspects at Ogboji in the Ankpa area and recovered 14 cows. The suspects will be arraigned at the completion of investigation.”