Police rescue 4 kidnap victims in Benue


Police rescue 4 kidnap victims in Benue

Police in Benue State have rescued four(4) kidnap victims in the Oju Local Government Area of state.

The Police spokesperson, SP Sewuese Anene, stated on Tuesday in Makurdi, the state capital that the victims were kidnapped on September 23 on Ijegwu-Opirikwu Road in Obi Local Government Area of the state.

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“The kidnappers yielded to pressure by security operatives and abandoned their victims on September 25 and escaped into a nearby forest.

“The victims have been reunited with their families,’’ Anene stated.

She added that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Wale Abass, had deployed more tactical teams to the area to checkmate the activities of hoodlums.

Anene stated also that Mr Abass advised residents to volunteer useful information to the police on criminals in their neighbourhoods.