The FCT Police Command has said that a joint team of its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and Rapid Response Squad and Zuba Police Division has rescued five kidnap victims.
According to the command spokesperson, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, the success was recorded after a fierce gun confrontation with the heavily armed hoodlums.
He said a concerted effort has been deployed to rescue the remaining five victims that are still with the hoodlums who escaped into Niger state through a nearby forest that is surrounded by rocky terrain.
“The Command reassures members of the Public with its commitment to deploy proactive crime-fighting measures to ensure the security of lives and property in FCT,” Manzah assured.
The Command PRO recalled that it received a distress call on Kidnap of some persons on 10th September, 2020 at about 0130hrs in Tungan Maje, a village bordering FCT and Niger state.