Police rescue kidnapped victim, recover 2 AK-47 rifles in Kogi | Dailytrust

Police rescue kidnapped victim, recover 2 AK-47 rifles in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command says it has rescued a kidnap victim and recovered two AK-47 rifles and 29 rounds of ammunition in the state.

Spokesman of the command, DSP Williams Ovye Aya, who disclosed this in a statement said the rescue was carried out by operatives of Ajaokuta division.

He added that the rescue was carried out at about 8 pm when the operatives engaged the kidnappers in a gun duel.

He said the police acted on a report they received at about 3:30 am on Sunday that four armed men stopped a vehicle at PYN Junction, Ajaokuta and abducted a man whom they took into the bush.

“Consequent upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) CSP Shola Night, led a team of officers to the scene and trailed the kidnappers to the bush, stormed their hideout and engaged them in a gun duel which forced the hoodlums to flee with bullet wounds. The victim was rescued unhurt and two AK47 rifles with 29 rounds of live ammunition were recovered,” he said.

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