Police kill suspected kidnapper, rescue victim in Anambra


By Vincent Ujumadu

Police operatives in Anambra State have gunned down a suspected kidnapper and rescued the victim at Obosi in Idemili North local government area of the state.

The victim, whose name was given as Abuchi, and who hailed from Orumba South local government area, sustained minor injury as police exchanged fire with the kidnappers in their den.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga said in a statement that the police operatives, while on anti-crime patrol in Obosi at about 7.30p.m. on 9th September, 2023 were stopped by residents and informed about a kidnap incident in the area.

According to him, the public-spirited citizens directed the police to the area the kidnappers went, after seizing their victim, adding that police eventually caught up with them.

He said: “Police trailed the kidnappers to an uncompleted building surrounded by bush at Umuota Village, Obosi where a gunfire exchange with the kidnappers ensued.


Source: Vanguard Newspaper