2 kidnappers killed as police rescue 4 abducted lecturers in Rivers

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In yet another security concern in Rivers state, four Kidnapped victims have been rescued by men of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit in the state.


The victims who are lecturers were said to be returning to Port Harcourt from Abia State when they were ambushed around Imo river by unknown gunmen along the Port Harcourt-Aba expressway.
Briefing newsmen at the command’s headquarters in Moscow road, the command Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni said the victims were rescued in a forest in Obibi community, Etche Local Government Area of the state.
Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the rescue operation was led by men of the commander of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, CSP Edward Shadare.
He added that two of the kidnappers were fatally wounded during a gun duel with the Police.
According to him, “It was a breakthrough for us because those boys have been terrorizing that axis of Aba road. We will continue to haunt them until they change their ways.
“Two-pump action guns and ammunition were recovered from them.”

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