By Hammed Hammed From Osun

The Badge Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said its agents on Sunday aghast a kidnap advance and rescued victims in Dawaki breadth of Abuja.

The Badge Public Relations Officer in the FCT, Josephine Adeh, a administrator of police, said this in a account on Monday in Abuja.

Ms Adeh said that the kidnap advance was aghast afterward an actual and cardinal acknowledgment to a ache alarm on the advance by alien gunmen in Dawaki on 19 May.

She said the Commissioner of Badge (CP) in allegation of the FCT, Benneth Igweh, led the agents that apace mobilised to the arena to antithesis the kidnap attempt.


“Displaying arresting courage and coordination, the police, in synergy with bounded hunters, avant-garde on the assailants, tactically ambushed them at Ushafa Hill via Bwari and Shishipe Hills via Mpape.


“This led to a angry gun bound area the hoodlums were afflicted by the firepower of the operatives, and this affected them to bolt to assurance with assorted degrees of ammo injuries and the victims were rescued,” she said.

Ms Adeh added that one of the rescued victims was currently in the hospital accepting medical attention.

The FCT Badge command agent said that the CP had reaffirmed the command’s abiding adherence to advancement accord and aegis in the FCT.

She additionally said that chase operations were advancing to accomplishment added hostages who fled the arena during the shootout.


Meanwhile, the Chairperson of Dawaki Rock Heaven Community, Tunde Abdulrahim, said the adventure happened at about 7: 30 p.m. on Sunday.


Mr Abdulrahim said that the heavily armed bandits calculation about 50, consisting of men and women invaded the association and bankrupt into about six houses.

He additionally said that about 20 bodies were abducted by the kidnappers.

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