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Edo Kidnapped Victims: Police Rescue 2, After Perpetrators

The operatives of the Edo State Police Command on Thursday rescued two out of the 12 kidnapped victims in the state.

New Telegraph had earlier reported that the victims were kidnapped on the Afuze-Auchi road, Ihevbe community in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo state.

The victims were said to be travelling to Auchi when the gunmen emerged from the bush, forced their vehicle to a halt and whisked the victims into the bush.

The state command spokesperson, Chidi Nwanbuzor who confirmed the incident said two of the kidnapped victims have been rescued by the police from the kidnappers den.

“The police command is aware of the kidnapping, two of the victims have been rescued by the police, but we can’t ascertained the number of the persons kidnapped because there is nobody to give account of the number.

The rescued victims are receiving treatment at the hospital”, he said.

He added the police are still combing the bush to rescrescueer kidnapped victims and arrest the perpetrators.

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