Photos: Troops arrest 5 kidnappers, rescue 5 hostages in Ondo

Troops of 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure in Ondo state on Tuesday, raided a kidnappers hideout in Jugbere village in Owo local government area and arrested 5 kidnappers and rescued 5 hostages and 4 other abductees.

A statement from the Nigerian Army says the raid occured following credible information of kidnap incident involving nine (9) persons at Mr Godwin Ugu Integrated Agric Farm Owo.

 

Photos: Troops arrest 5 kidnappers, rescue 5 hostages in Ondo

 

The rescued hostages and the arrested suspects who had minor injuries were 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

 

Photos: Troops arrest 5 kidnappers, rescue 5 hostages in Ondo

 

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

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