The operatives of Enugu State Police Command with the synergy of the State Forest Guard and Neighbourhood Watch Group on 25th June 2023 rescued four kidnapped victims in a forest at Aishi-Ette, Igbo-Eze North LGA, Enugu State.
The information available indicates that the victims (two males and two females) were kidnapped on 23rd June 2023 at about 2130hrs at Umuopu village, along Ette/Ogugu Road, while travelling to Obollo-Afor, Enugu State from Ankpa, Kogi State.
The hoodlums have demanded that each of the four victims would pay a ransom of N10,000,000.00.
While trying to rescue the victims, the kidnappers engaged the security men in gun battle which resulted in varying degrees of gunshots on them and caused them to abandon their hostages.
Consequently, one of the victims sustained gun shoot on his left thigh and has been rushed to hospital for immediate treatment of which he is in stable condition.