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Kidnapped Reverend Father Rescued In Anambra

Three kidnapped victims, including a Catholic priest, were rescued in Anambra State, the state police command announced on Saturday.


THE WHISTLER gathered that the rescue operation was carried out by the Police-led Forward Operating Base (FOB) comprising military and paramilitary services based in Aguata and supported by Police Rapid Response Squad, Awkuzu, on 6th October, 2023.


According to the state police public relations officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, the abductees were being held at the camp of the kidnappers located at Ogbunka in Orumba South LGA of the state.


According to him, “Three abducted persons, including a Reverend Father, were rescued unhurt. Nine vehicles and three pump action guns were recovered. Three suspects were arrested.