Men of the Nigerian Police have rescued a kidnap victim by name Uzondu Kaka in Imo following information they received on the 1st day of July, 2021, that Uzondu kaka “m” age 46 years, a native of Umunuma Okohia Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State, was kidnapped by an unknown gun men who trailed and kidnapped him at the entrance of his house in Umunuma Okohia Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State.
The gun men reportedly operating in a blue coloured Four Runner SUV vehicle without registration number, took him to an unknown destination.
According to a press release made available by the new Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Mike Abattam yesterday, the command tactical teams after gathering technical intelligence was able to trace the location where the Kidnappers used as their Den in the forest at Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State. The Hoodlums on sighting the tactical teams engaged them in a gun duel and in the process one of the suspect was neutralised, others escaped with gun shot wounds and the victim was rescued unhurt. One of the operatives of the tactical teams who sustained gun shot injury was rushed to the hospital where he is presently, receiving treatment.
The following was recovered at the scene, one pump action gun, five (5) live cartridges, six (6) expended cartridges and cellotape used in blindfolding the victim . The rescued victim then informed the tactical teams that he was robbed of the sum of the sum of one Hundred and fifty thousand Naira, his ATM card and other valuables. The corpse of the neutralised suspect was later deposited at the federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owerri, Imo State.
Meanwhile, efforts are on top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects with gun shot injuries. The command is using this medium to call on the general public/ hospitals to report any person or persons seen with gun shot injuries to the nearest police station.