The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), police command have announced the rescue of all the kidnapped victims in Bwari, by bandits on January2.
The victims were said to have been rescued by a combine team of soldiers and the police at about 11:30 pm on Saturday around Kajuru forest in Kaduna state.
FCT Police command Public Relations Officer, Josephine Adeh, made this known in a statement issued early Sunday morning in Abuja.
Adeh said the police commissioner has promised to sustain the ongoing existing robust security arrangements in affected areas and beyond to rid kidnappers and other criminals in the FCT.
The statement reads; “Following the relentless advancement of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command Anti-Kidnapping squad in a concerted effort with troops of the Nigerian Army, on the heels of the kidnappers that struck the Zuma 1 area in the Bwari Area Council on the 2nd of January 2024, The FCT Police has rescued the victims and reunited them with their families .
“The operatives successfully rescued the Victims around kajuru forest in Kaduna state at about 11:30 pm on Saturday 20th January 2024.
“While appreciating the Inspectors General of Police IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, for the deployment of the newly commissioned Special Intervention Squad, which has given an uplift to the existing security architecture of the FCT and has brewed public confidence, the Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Haruna G. Garba psc, wishes to reiterate the Commands commitment to sustaining the robust security deployment made in the area and other parts of the Territory for the utmost maintenance of peace for all and sundry.
The good people of FCT are hence encouraged to note the following emergency lines and promptly report suspicious activities; 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883. PCB: 09022222352.”