Police kill 5 kidnappers in Rivers

Police kill 5 kidnappers in Rivers

Police operatives have killed five notorious kidnap suspects  in Rivers State. The bodies of the bandits were displayed by the police when they paraded over 20 hoodlums arrested for various violent crimes at different locations across the State. State Commissioner of Police, Usman Belel, paraded them at the Command’s headquarters, Port Harcourt, Rivers State Capital.

Police operatives have killed five notorious kidnap suspects  in Rivers State.

The bodies of the bandits were displayed by the police when they paraded over 20 hoodlums arrested for various violent crimes at different locations across the State.

State Commissioner of Police, Usman Belel, paraded them at the Command’s headquarters, Port Harcourt, Rivers State Capital.

He said that, the IGP Monitoring Unit led by the Commander, Adaka Justin, stormed a criminal hideout in Eneka, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the State, where the bandits were hibernating.

Belel added that, two members of the IGP Monitoring Unit who participated in the operation
were wounded during a gun duel with the miscreants.

The kidnap gang was responsible for criminal activities in Eneka and its environs, according to the State Police boss.

Also, two female kidnap victims were rescued by the state Anti-Kidnap Unit led by the Commander, SP Edward Shadare, in a forest in Emohua Local Government Area of the State.

Belel stated: “On our part, we will continue to do our best to sustain the current onslaught against armed banditry in the state.

“I have repositioned my men for better productivity. And as soon as possible, you will feel the impact of a re-jigged strategy,” the CP assured.

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