Rivers Police Command Neutralize 2 Suspects, Rescue Eight Kidnap Victims
The Rivers State Police Command has rescued eight kidnapped victims and neutralized two suspects in the last one week.
The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Nwonyi Emeka made the disclosure during a press briefing at the Police headquarters, Moscow road in Portharcourt on Monday 21 August,2023.
CP Emeka said the command on Wednesday 26 August,2023 the command received information that two men seen in Rivers in Buguma with suspected kidnap victim.
He said the operatives mobilized to the scene and the hoodlums on sighting the Police took to their heels, while the two victims were two rescued.
CP Emeka stated that operatives of the command on August 15,2023 based on intelligence arrested Future Wokoma and Gift Eze of Ahoada East Local Government Area who specialize in robbing innocent citizens .
He revealed that one pump action gun was recovered from the suspects who are
foot soldiers of ‘General Danger’ and ‘Chiefo’ .
Relatively on August 18, 2023 operatives of Rapid Response Team and Hawk team in a joint raid at Ogbonchia/oyigbo, Rivers state where a kidnapped victim who was kidnapped at Rumuhalu on 17,August,2023 was rescued.
CP Emeka stated that on Saturday August 19,2023 at 02:15 am, Rumuji Police Division received information from Nnamdi, a driver of transport company located at Lagos that about 01:20 am some hoodlums abducted five passengers at Rumudogo junction of Emohua section of East West road.
The Rivers Police Boss explained that the Rumuji Police Division mobilized to the scene and combed the bush around there and five kidnapped victims were rescued.
CP Emeka also revealed that operatives of command on 18th August 2023 rescued one victim of Rumukwashi, Obio/Akpor LGA kidnapped by four armed men.
He disclosed that upon receiving the information, Police patrol mobilized with members of local vigilantes and arrested one oduenze, where two suspects were neutralized, one Toyota corolla recovered and the victim rescued..