The Rivers State Police Command says it has rescued NEMA WORKERS. who were kidnapped on 23/4/19 along the East/West Road.
A statement from the police public relation officer DSP Nnamdi Omoni said in keeping with our avowed determination to rid the State of all criminal elements and make it habitable for all to live and do business, Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit in a sting Operation today 1/5/19 at about 0015hrs rescued the four staff of NEMA,
The victims were rescued unconditionally and have been debriefed and released to their waiting families.
2. In another development, Operatives of the IGP Monitoring Unit, Aluu at the wee hours of yesterday, stormed a kidnapping camp at Ozuoba. The hoodlums on sighting the Police, engaged them in a gun battle and in a return fire, fatally wounded one Stephen Eze Matthew ‘m’ aka ‘Wenekanma’ a notorious armed robber/cultist and the gang leader of Dey-gbam group terrorizing Alakahia and Choba Communities, said to have killed one IBE CHIMA ‘m’ in Alakahia, in a recent attack. Manhunt has been declared for his fleeing members.
3. In a similar operation at Eleme today, the IGP Monitoring Unit, while working on some clues, stormed a camp at Agboncha sand field forest, belonging to a notorious kidnapping kingpin, Amebe, where on arrival was greeted with severe gunfire resulting in the death of the owner, Amebe, while two others were arrested. Exhibit recovered include: one pump Action Gun and five live cartridges and some expended ones. The war against armed banditry in the State is still raging and the Command will stop at nothing until they are history. The public is kindly enjoined to remain unwavering in their renewed commitment to support the Police and make the State safe and secure.