FCT: Bwari kidnapped victims rescue in Kaduna forest
By Faith Awa Maji
The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Command says a joint security operation has rescued Bwari Area Council kidnapped victims of 2nd January 2024 at Kajuru forest of Kaduna State late Saturday night.
Police Public Relations Officer SP Josephine Adeh said following the relentless advancement of the FCT 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.
According to her “while appreciating the Inspectors General of Police IGP Olukayode Egbetokun Ph.D. 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 Garba, 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″ FCT PPRO said.
The ranging attacks and kidnapping in and around Bwari Area council of the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday morning spread to Zuma community, Bwari Area Council as the kidnappers kidnapped several persons while more than three people were killed in the process.
Report has it that the fourth person that died was the wife of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor that was killed in the presence of his family.
She was recovering when the Bandits called her line to place ransomed on her two kidnapped children who are presently in the bandits camp, having heard the demand report gathered revealed that the woman who could not bear the grief of the loss of her husband and agony of her two tender children who are within the age bracket of seven and nine years slummed, allegedly entered into comma and later gave up the ghost on Tuesday.