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Police rescue 8 kidnap victims

The Rivers State Police Command said it has rescued eight persons from an 18-seater passenger bus that was carjacked on Wednesday night by  gunmen along Elele-Omarelu in Ikwerre LGA.The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the story yesterday to journalists in Port Harcourt, and said six of the passengers were still missing.


The commercial bus was reportedly travelling from Owerri, Imo State, to Port Harcourt when the bandits ambushed the vehicle and diverted it to an unknown destination.

The Commander of IGP’s Monitoring Unit in the state, Bennett Igwe, whose team rescued the victims assured members of the public that efforts have been intensified to ensure the safe rescue of the remaining passengers.


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