Kwara Police Eliminate Kidnappers during exchange of Fire
Recall that on 13/9/22 at about 2320hrs a Kidnapping incident occurred in Shao, Kwara State, one Afusat Lawal ‘F’ and her son one Taofeek Lawal ‘M’ were abducted and whisked away.
Kwara State Police Command wishes to inform the public, that the victims have been rescued after an intensive and painstaking search and rescue operation by the Command’s Tactical teams, supported by Vigilante and hunters.
The kidnappers were accosted in the bush while to sharing the ransom collected from the family of the victims, they opened fire on the operatives immediately they were sighted by the kidnappers. During exchange of fire, two of the kidnappers that suffered gunshot injuries during the encounter were arrested and taken to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital where they were confirmed dead.
Consequently, their corpses were deposited in the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Exhibit recovered from the kidnappers includes one Honda Accord Saloon car with Reg. Number LAGOS GJ 52 LSR, one single barrel gun and an unspecified amount of money.
Effort is still being intensified to get other fleeing members of the gang arrested for prosection.
Meanwhile, the rescued victims have reunited with their family after being certified medically stable.
SP OKASANMI AJAYI (anipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
KWARA STATE POLICE COMMAND.
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
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