Police Discover Kidnappers’ Den In Nigeria’s Capital City, Abuja, Rescue Victims


The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, police command says it has uncovered a kidnappers’ den in a forest within the Kuje area of Abuja.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Josephine Adeh said operatives of the command rescued at least 11 kidnap victims in Gwargwada community, Kuje area of the territory on February 17, 2022.

The PPRO noted that the operation, which occurred on Saturday, followed a prompt response by the command to a report that some members of the community were whisked into the forest by criminal elements.

She said the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, FCT Command, CP Babaji Sunday immediately directed the operatives to comb the forest, arrest the criminal elements and rescue their victims.

According to her, the rescued victims will be reunited with their families as soon as they are confirmed medically stable.

“The Commissioner of Police, while registering the Command’s unflinching commitment to combating crimes and criminality in the FCT, calls on residents to remain vigilant and to cooperate with the police, especially on the rendition of prompt and useful information on any suspicious occurrence,” she said.

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