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Police rescue seven kidnap victims, kill three kidnappers in Edo

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The Police Command in Edo State said it rescued seven kidnap victims and killed three suspected kidnappers during an operation in the Ahor community.

This was contained in a statement by SP Kontongs Bello, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), on Monday in Benin.

Bello said that in continuation of the forest and bush combing promised by the Commissioner for Police in Edo, Phillip Ogbadu, the tactical team of the command and the local vigilante achieved this feat.

He explained that with the seven rescued victims and the thirteen rescued last Saturday, the total number of victims rescued between Saturday and Monday were now twenty.

According to him, the combined team encountered the suspected kidnappers at the Ahor axis of the Benin-Lagos bypass and engaged them in a fierce gun battle, where three of the suspected kidnappers were killed.

He reiterated that the CP had promised to sustain the tempo and would not relent until the state was rid of kidnappers.

The PPRO said that the CP also sought the collaboration and partnership of stakeholders through information sharing, particularly from those around the Ahor community and environs.

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