• Tue. Jul 23rd, 2024

Police In Delta Neutralizes Suspected Kidnapper, Rescues Victims After Gun Battle


A statement signed by the Spokesperson of the Command to hybridnewsng.com, DSP Bright Edafe, reads that the DPO Ozoro received a distress call, that the residence of one man (name withheld) along Owhelogbo road, Ozoro in Isoko North LGA, was attacked by assailants who shot at him, forced him into the trunk of his own car, and took him away.

According to the report, the DPO CSP Ogedengbe Areguamen, upon receiving this information, mobilized and led Police operatives/vigilantes to Owelogbo road, and other parts that exit Ozoro in a bid to rescue the kidnapped victim, and possibly, arrest of the suspects.

“Their effort paid off when they sighted a Corolla car with a registration number that matched the description given by the distress caller”

In an attempt to intercept them, the suspects abandoned the victim in the trunk of the car, disembarked from the vehicle, fired some shot while escaping into a nearby bush.

The Police operatives relentlessly went after them, and successfully neutralized one of the suspects while three other escaped.

The Kidnapped Victim was rescued and taken to the hospital for treatment, his vehicle, one locally made cut-to-size double barrel gun were recovered. Effort to arrest the fleeing suspects is ongoing.

The Delta Commissioner of Police CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ while commending the effort of the DPO Ozoro and his men, also appreciates the goodwill of members of the Public for always giving useful and timely information to the Police in the State.

He also encourages them to continue to partner with the Police in the fight against crime and criminality.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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