… Recovers Makarov Pistol, four locally made cut-to-size guns
The Delta State Police Command said it has rescued four kidnapped victims, arrested two suspected robbers, and cultists and recovered Makarov Pistol, four locally made guns.
The Delta State Police spokesman, Bright Edafe, said that on the 12th of September at about 4:PM, acting on information of the kidnap incident reported at Orerokpe Division on the 11th of September, at about 4:am of four persons (names withheld) all residents of orerokpe while on transit along Abraka-Eku expressway by Orerokpe Bridge, Okpe LGA.
Edafe said: “The kidnappers were demanding N10,000,000.00 ransom. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Orerokpe Division, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Mr Paul Oboware, in a swift response led a team of Policemen, with the active support of troops of the Nigerian Army, and members of Oreorokpe community vigilantes, trailed the kidnappers into the adjoining bushes using technically generated intelligence.
“They combed the bushes relentlessly putting pressure on the kidnappers who on sighting the rescue team hastily abandoned the victims and took to their heels. Consequently, all the kidnapped victims were rescued and taken to the hospital where they were treated, discharged, and have since been reunited with their families. Efforts to arrest the fleeing suspects are ongoing.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis