The Benue State Police Command has rescued a 13-year-old girl from her abductors in Kwande Local Government Area of the state.
Daily Trust gathered that the girl was abducted on Easter Sunday afternoon from her parent’s home by suspected hoodlums said to be terrorising Kwande rural communities in recent times.
Witnesses told our correspondent by telephone that the teenager, Mngusuur Iorliam, was taken away by her captors at about midnight on Sunday from her father’s residence opposite NKST Church, Akpera in Adikpo, Kwande LGA.
It was learnt that following a tip-off, a police special squad rescued the victim Sunday night and arrested one of the suspects, Vershima Sunday of Mbawer community, Nanev district, Kwande LGA while a motorcycle suspected to have been used by the hoodlums for the operation was recovered by the operatives.
The victim according to witnesses was reunited with her parents.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident to journalists in Makurdi.
Anene added that the police are currently trailing the fleeing suspects.