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Police rescue 7-year old from captivity

Police rescue 7-year old from captivity

Police Operative in Benue has rescued a 7-year-old boy Ebuka Ezewugo after spending 6 days in the hands of his abductors.

The rescue operation was carried out by officers and men of Operation Zenda yesterday Tuesday in Naka town, headquarters of Gwer West local government area of the state.

The kidnappers had demanded the sum of thirty million Naira, (N30 Million) from the father as ransom before he could be released.

But men of Operation Zenda, an elite squad headed by SP Justin Gberindyr engaged the kidnappers in an exchange of gun battle in a community along Naka road where they rescued the boy and arrested three abductors while others fled with bullet wounds.

Meanwhile, the police public relations officer DSP Catherine Anene, who confirmed the incident said a minor of 7 years of age was rescued by the police, and that the police is on top of the situation.

She, however, called on the public to assist the police and other security agencies with useful information to help nip crime in the bud this festive period.

It will be recalled that same operative rescued a medical doctor after he was kidnapped from his residence in Gboko local area of the state, three weeks ago.


Police rescue 7-year-old from captivity after 6 days

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