The Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Dankwara has announced twelve (12) more victims of the train attack at Igueben Train Station, Edo State, have been rescued by joint security forces in the state.
According to CP Dankwara in a statement e-signed and made available to journalists by the command’s spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwabuzor in Benin on Sunday, “On 14th of January, 2023 at about 2200hrs, joint security forces in Edo state in concerted effort to rescue abducted victims of Igueben Train Station attack, stormed Ugbosaforest in a joint operation, through a technical intelligence provided the command and control intelligence rapid response squad and rescued twelve (12) victims unhurt”.
The rescued victims as confirmed by him are as follows: Eunice Eseba ‘f’ 56yrs, Marian Mowoe ‘f’ 28yrs, Faith Smart ‘f’ 42yrs, Precious Egweju ‘f’ 28yra, Obehi Omaben ‘f’ 39yrs, Amm Benson ‘f’ 42yrs, Favour Akungo ‘f’ 18yrs, Akhimen Ehiamamen ‘m’ 48yrs, Christian Iyre ‘m’ 33yrs, Emmanuel Esieba m 67yrs, Iyoha Julius ‘m’ 25yrs and Aguele Beatrice ‘f’ 42yrs.
“This bring to eighteen (18) number of victims so far rescued, while two others who are staff of the Nigeria Railway Cooperation’s still been held captive by the kidnappers. Meanwhile, cooperation and synergy continue to ensure the remaining two victims are rescued unhurt”, CP stated.