One Dead As Police Rescue 58 Kidnap Victims In Kogi Forest

Written by on May 8, 2023

Police operatives have rescued 58 kidnap victims at Udulu Forest, Gegu LGA of Kogi State, bordering Sardauna Forest, Nasarawa State, and other identified kidnappers den in communities contiguous to the Federal Capital Territory.
Spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, Josephine Adeh, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, saying the bandits/kidnappers on sighting the security team coordinated by the police, engage the security team in a shootout duel.
Adeh, a Superintendent of Police, said a kidnap victim identified as Tama Jonathan died during a gun duel between police operatives and the suspected kidnappers.
“The bandits were overpowered and escaped with various degrees of bullet injuries leaving behind their victims,” she said.
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