Police rescue kidnap victim in Delta

Delta State Police Command has rescued one Mr James Emmanuel, as kidnapped on Saturday at the Usiefurun community by the Railway Bridge in the Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Bright Edafe, on Monday in Asaba said, “On April 10, 2021, the Commander, Eagle Net Special Squad, received a distress call of an attempted robbery/kidnap at Usiefurun community in the Ughelli South LGA and quickly mobilised operatives to the area; on their arrival, the hoodlums on sighting the police opened fire on them.

“The police retaliated in full force, overpowered the hoodlums and forced them to abandon the victim and escaped into a nearby bush with gunshot injuries.

“The victim, Mr James Emmanuel, was eventually rescued and his snatched white Toyota Venza car with number plate GBJ 456 FD was recovered.”

He said efforts were been intensified for the arrest of the fleeing hoodlums.

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