June 13, 2024

The Daily Vendor

Nigeria Digital Newspaper

Police foil kidnap attempt, rescue victim in Anambra

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Police in Anambra State have foiled attempted kidnap along Umuchiana village, Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of the state.

Police spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga, in a statement said the operatives rescued the abducted victim and recovered his vehicle, a sky blue Toyota Camry. 

He said the abductors and the criminals abandoned the vehicle along Umunze road Orumba South Local Government Area and ran into a nearby bush. 

He added that victim has been debriefed and reunited with his family, while oerations were still ongoing for the possible arrest of the hoodlums. 

He said, “The technology-driven and rejigged Personnel Operational Positioning on the anti-crime approach of the Commissioner of Police *CP Nnaghe Obono Itam* has continued to thwart criminal endeavors of gunmen in the state, as Police in Aguata rescued an abducted victim and recovered his vehicle, a sky blue Toyota Camry. 

“The Officers responded swiftly when they got the report at about 4:30 pm on 22/5/2024 of the abduction along Umuchiana village, Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA. During the hot chase by the Police team, the criminals shoved the victim out of the vehicle at Ndike village in Orumba North LGA and drove off for escape. 

“The Officers sustained the trail on the abductors and the criminals abandoned the vehicle along Umunze road Orumba South LGA and ran into a nearby bush. Operations are still ongoing for the possible arrest of the hoodlums. 

“Meanwhile, the victim has been debriefed and reunited with his family. 

“To this end, the Commissioner of Police, while hailing the gallantry performance displayed by the Operatives assures Ndi Anambra that the Police and other security agencies will do everything within the law to ensure they deny criminals the opportunity to foment troubles and re-group anywhere in the State”

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