Police rescue seven abducted persons in Enugu
Police operatives in Enugu State have rescued seven abducted persons unhurt in a forest at Okpatu community in Udi Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, made the disclosure in a statement on Wednesday in Enugu.
According to him, police operatives under the police command in Enugu State achieved the feat in the early hours of Tuesday, June 21.
Mr Ndukwe said the Forest Guard and Neighborhood Watch personnel assisted the police in the rescue operation.
“The seven persons included a couple, alleged to have been abducted by unidentified armed men while they went to pray at one “Mount Calvary” located in a forest at Awhum community of the same Udi LGA.
“They were abducted on June 19 at about 6:30 p.m. while praying,” he said.
The police spokesman said that security surveillance had been mounted in the area.
“The Command has launched a discreet investigation to fish out the perpetrators,” he said.
We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.
More from Peoples Gazette
Richarlison becomes fourth summer signing for Spurs after Fraser Forster, Ivan Perisic and Yves Bissouma.
Mr Abdulraheem said it was becoming increasingly disturbing that bakeries in Abuja could no longer cope with the high cost of production.
Ortega is Manchester City’s second window signing, following star striker Erling Haaland’s high-profile arrival from Borussia Dortmund.
The request follows the arrest of the couple on June 23 in the UK over allegations that they conspired to illegally harvest the organ of the reportedly underaged David.