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Security operatives rescue policemen, others from kidnappers den in Rivers state

The Police Command in Rivers State has rescued two policemen and a civilian kidnapped on their way to work in November 2019 in Andoni Local Government Area of the state.

This was contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Thursday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni.

Omoni said ASP Godwin Anwuri and Sgt. Gift Ojimini were kidnapped two months ago, adding that they were rescued in the early hours of January 9 following intense pressure on their abductors by the command’s Tactical Unit, complemented by support from the locals.

According to him, the policemen have been debriefed and are currently receiving medical attention.

“Meanwhile, the manhunt for their abductors is still on, as we appeal to the public to assist us with credible information that can lead to their arrest,” Omomi said.

He said the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Mustapha Dandaura, has reassured residents of the state that he was poised to dealing with all criminal elements in the state.


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