Police Rescue 5 Kidnap Victims In Tungan Maje Attack, As Fear Grips Abuja Residents

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):

Combatant men of the Nigerian Police are said to have rescued some of victims who were allegedly kidnapped by hoodlums who attacked Tungan Maje village, a community bordering the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State.

A joint team of police operatives from the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rapid Response Squad and the Zuba Police Division made the rescue mission.

There is palpable fear among residents of Abuja metropolis and it’s adjoining communities over the reported alleged attack by suspected hoodlums and eventual abduction of some persons.

Unknown gunmen were reportedly said to have abducted some residents of Tungan Maje village, a community bordering the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State on Thursday, despite concerted efforts to halt them by brave Vigilantes.

The FCT police spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, has confirmed that only 10 persons were kidnapped

He also noted that five of the victims had been rescued a joint team of police operatives from the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rapid Response Squad and the Zuba Police Division.

According to police spokesman , “The command wishes to inform the public that when it received a distress call on the kidnap of some persons on September 10, 2020, at about 0130hrs in Tungan Maje, a village bordering FCT and Niger state, a joint team of police operatives from the command Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rapid Response Squad and Zuba Police Division responded swiftly.

“During a fierce gun confrontation with the heavily armed hoodlums, the police team successfully rescued five of the kidnapped victims.”

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Blank NEWS Online founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Albert Eruorhe Ograka, is a Graduate of Mass Communication. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ).

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