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Anambra : Security operatives rescue kidnapped Catholic Priest, 3 others

Anambra : Security operatives rescue kidnapped Catholic Priest, 3 others
Anambra : Security operatives rescue kidnapped Catholic Priest, 3 others (Photo: Ripples Nigeria)
The Anambra State Police-led Forward Operating Base (FOB), comprising military and paramilitary Services based in Aguata and supported by Police Rapid Response Squad Awkuzu, Friday, in a well coordinated operation, stormed insurgents’ camp at Ogbunka in Orumba South Local Government Area and rescued a kidnapped Catholic Priest and three other hostages unhurt.
Three suspects were arrested during the operation even as nine vehicles and three Pump Action guns were recovered.
Also recovered were stolen camouflage uniforms, Biafra flag, several handsets, flash drives and sim cards that will aid comprehensive investigation and prosecution.
In a press release signed by the State Police Public Relation’s Officer, PPRO, Mr. Ikenga Tochukwu, (DSP), this gang has been responsible for spate of abductions in Orumba North and South as well as parts of Aguata council area in recent times.
He said that the abducted victims were all kidnapped this month stating that the raid on the insurgents’ camp followed months of diligent and painstaking intelligence gathering and investigation which led to uncovering the criminal hideout.
He hinted further that the State Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, ordered and coordinated the operation and praised all the service personnel and vigilante men involved for their professionalism which ensured no life was lost.

Techrectory with Agency Report.

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