Victoria University Award for International Student in New Zealand, 2019

PHOTOS: 5 Kidnappers Nabbed As Soldiers Raid Hideout in Ondo State

Troops of the 32 Artillery Brigade in Akure have arrested five suspected kidnappers terrorizing the people of the state on Tuesday the 16th of April 2019, while conducting a raid operation on the kidnappers’ hideout at Jugbere village in Owo Local Governnent Area of Ondo State, following credible information of kidnap incident involving nine (9) persons at Mr Godwin Ugu Integrated Agric Farm in Owo.

This was contained in a press statement issued by Assistant Director Army Public Relations 32 Artillery Brigade, Captain Victor Olukoya in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The operation resulted in the arrest of 5 kidnappers and rescue of 5 hostages and 4 other abductees escaped from the kidnappers’ den on arrival of troops.

The rescued hostages and the arrested suspects – who had minor injuries have been taken to the Brigade Medical Centre for medical examination/treatment.

During the operation, the following items were recovered from the criminals:
a. 1 x Dane gun
b. 1x Axe
c. 2 x Cutlasses
d. 8 x Live cartridges
e. 1 x Handset
f. 3 x Ring charms

The suspects will be handed over to the appropriate civil security agency at the conclusion of preliminary investigation.

The 32 Brigade Nigerian Army wishes to reassure residents of Ekiti and Ondo States of the commitment and capability of the Brigade to ensure security of lives and property of law abiding citizens. To this end, the Commander Brigadier General ZL Abubakar has ordered for intense patrol in the states to assist in ensuring peace and security.

Members of the public are enjoined to pass information to the security outpost close to them. The 32 Artillery Brigade emergency public cellphone numbers are active 24/7 to the public to pass credible information.



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