The Police in the FCT confirmed on Tuesday that its eagle-eyed operatives on Monday night rescued 2 kidnapped victims after a hot exchange of gunfire with a fleeing kidnap gang.
Owing to the superior fire power of the police, the kidnappers abandoned their victims and ran into the bush.
FCT Police Command in a statement signed by ASP Mariam Yusuf, Deputy PPRO titled ‘Police Rescue Kidnap Victims’, said, “In prompt response to a distress call, the FCT Police command on 23rd December, 2019 at about 10.45pm rescued kidnap victims at Ketti Village, on the outskirts of Kabusa axis.
“The Police Operatives attached to Kabusa Division rescued two victims after engaging the Kidnappers in a fierce gun duel prompting them flee into the forest with three other victims.
“Efforts are on top gear to rescue the victims.
“The Commissioner of Police has launched a manhunt to apprehend the fleeing kidnappers.
“The Command reiterates its dedication to the protection of lives and property in the Federal Capital Territory during the Yuletide period and beyond.
“In case of emergency contact the Command through any of these emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.”
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