Police demolish kidnappers’ den in Abia



By Steve Oko, Aba

Abia State Government, Tuesday, demolished a bungalow being used as a hideout by kidnappers.

The bungalow is located at Eziala Nsulu in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area.

Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbade led the team accompanied by heavily armed personnel and some top government officials.

Addressing the press before the building was brought down by a bulldozer, Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Capt. Awa Udensi said the demolition was in line with the Abia State law which prescribes that any building used as a hideout by kidnappers must be demolished.

He said a kidnap syndicate kept their victim in the building before she was rescued.

According to him, the victim, a woman in the company of her husband, had “attended a wedding ceremony at Obingwa a few days ago” when she was abducted by the syndicate.

He said the woman had gone to ease herself when the kidnappers who had mounted surveillance on her pounced on her and raced to the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper