Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have invaded Dreaded Dadu Hills in Kuje, rescueing four kidnapped victims and dislodging bandits in the area.
Police spokesperson, DSP Josephine Adeh who made the disclosure of their latest onslaught against hoodlums in Abuja, said following the receipt of actionable intelligence about the movement of suspected bandits holding some persons hostage, the command in a concerted effort with the Destiny hunters stormed Dadu hills via Chukwuku in Kuje area Council of the Territory, dislodged the bandits from their hideouts, destroyed their den and successfully rescued the four victims.
“The operation, which commenced at about 6.a.m this morning recorded the rescue of Mustahudeen Sani, Felix Vaa, and Adamu Isa all males who were reportedly kidnapped between May 23 and 25, 2022 at Kiyi and Abdulsalam Uzugiz who was kidnapped at Angwan Gade extension of Kuje Area Council of the Territory.
“Unfortunately, the Criminal elements upon sighting the gallant advancement of the team engaged them in a gun duel where a member of the Destiny hunter paid the ultimate price. The miscreants retreated with various degrees of gunshot injuries owing to the superior firepower of the team.
“Victims were taken to the hospital for medical examination and subsequently reunited with their families. The FCT Commissioner of Police while extending condolences to the family of the deceased reassured residents of the command’s unflinching commitment to riding the Territory of crime and criminality.
“Members of the public are therefore urged to remain vigilant, and strengthen their partnership with the Police as touching the rendition of prompt and actionable intelligence reporting any suspicious or abnormal occurrence through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, While the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached on: 0902 222 2352.” She said.