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Police command kills kidnapper in Edo state



The command’s Public Relations officer, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, said in a statement that suspected kidnappers had been killed by the Police command in Edo on Monday in Benin in a gun duel along the Benin-Lagos Expressway by Utekon community.

Nwabuzor  “On 20/06/2022 at about 04 00Hrs, the Operatives Of Egba Police Divisional Headquarters, Benin city, while acting on a distressed call that a gang of kidnappers/armed robbers blocked the Benin- Lagos  Expressway By Utekon Community, Benin, immediately swung into action and moved to the scene and on sighting the police, the hoodlums engaged the Police on a gun duel.

“And in the process the Police Operatives neutralised one of the kidnappers while the rest gang members escaped with their guns.

”The police Spokesman, however, said that a combined bush combing operation is ongoing to arrest the fleeing gang members.

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