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Akwa Ibom Police foils another kidnap attack, rescues victim


Stanley Ihedigbo



Akwa Ibom State Police Command has rescued another victim (name withheld) who was kidnapped by about six armed men.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Akwa Ibom Command, ASP Timfon John, on receipt of the report, the Command Tactical teams swiftly responded and went after the kidnappers. In an ensued gun battle, two of the kidnappers were fatally injured.

They were taken to a hospital where they were confirmed dead while others escaped with the victim.

However,  on the same day following a hot chase of the kidnappers, the abducted victim was abandoned at Afaha Nsit in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area where he was rescued by the Police and taken to the Police Clinic for medical attention.

One tricycle, one Mitsubishi Hilux vehicle, mobile phones, expanded cartridges and other items suspected to be charms were recovered.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State Police Command, CP Waheed Ayilara has reaffirmed the Command’s unwavering Commitment and dedication to making Akwa Ibom uncomfortable for criminals.

The CP thanked the good people of Akwa Ibom State for their support to the Police. He urged them to always report any suspicious acts or movement to the Police and other security agencies.


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