Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim from His Car Booth, Recover 2 Vehicles

Jun 26, 2022 - 12:02
Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim from His Car Booth, Recover 2 Vehicles

By Izunna Okafor, Awka

Officers of the Anambra State Police Command have rescued a kidnap victim from his abduction, few hours after they whisked away.

According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the rescue operation happened on Saturday along Ezinifite Road in Aguata Local Government Area of the state.

He explained that the victim was abducted at Nwanchi Village, Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area of the of the state, after which they forced him victim into the booth of his Lexus and took off.

Ikenga further said that upon receiving the reports, police intensified patrols and restrategized on operational positioning within the area, which made the hoodlums abandon the victim, his vehicle, and their own vehicle and fled. He also noted that the two vehicles recovered are Lexus 350 Salon with Registration number: EPE 316 HE, and Ford SUV with the Registration Number GGE 769 FT. 

According to him, operation is still ongoing in the area to ensure the arrest of the kidnappers. 

“The State Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng assured that the confidence reposed in the police on protection of lives and properties, maintenance of law and order will never be taken for granted,” Ikenga added.

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Izunna Okafor Izunna Okafor is an award-winning Nigerian novelist, poet, journalist, essayist, editor, translator, publicist, Igbo language activist and administrator who hails from Ebenator in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. He writes perfectly in English and Igbo languages, and has published several books in both languages. He has received over 25 awards, and has over 2000 articles published online, both nationally and internationally, cutting across creative writing and journalism. See his full profile at: