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Imo Police sabotage kidnapp attempt by gunmen

Imo Police sabotage kidnapp attempt by gunmen


On 27/10/2021 at about 1255 hours, following a distress call ,that the Director of Dutch Global Gas Station Limited, has been kidnapped by five armed men who trailed, double crossed and blocked his vehicle, a G-Wagon jeep by a shop along Akwakuma Road in Owerri West LGA of Imo, with a sky blue Lexus Jeep with registration number……. while driving in company of his friend.

They shot sporadically into the air causing fear and pandemonium which made passersby to run for safety and in the process they forced the victims out of their vehicle and pushed them into their Lexus jeep and zoomed off.

Immediately, the command’s tactical teams on patrol within the axis were alerted, they hurried to the area
giving the hoodlums a hot chase. Joined by other tactical teams, the kidappers on sighting their numbers and the pressure mounted, felt threaten hence, they abandoned their vehicle with the victims and fled into hiding. The victims were rescued unhurt and have since reunited with their families.

The victim’s G-Wagon jeep was later recovered at the scene with three expended cartridges. While efforts are on top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects.

The Commissioner of Police, Imo State Command, CP Rabiu Hussaini,psc while commending the officers and men for their gallantry, thanked Imolites for their cooperation and supports, urging to them to continue to assist the police with credible information and report any suspicious person or activities seen within their neighborhoods to the nearest police station or call the Police command emergency numbers 08034773600 or 08098880197 in time of distress.

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