Police Rescue Victim Kidnapped In Katsina-Ala, Benue State

A joint team of Operation Zenda Crack Squad and PMF personnel stationed in Abaji led by SP Justin Gberindyer, on 20/11/2017 at about 0300hrs, based on information stormed a criminal hideout of some kidnappers and rescued an Igbo businessman named Micheal Okonkwo unhurt after a gun duel.


Although no arrest was made, it is believed that the hoodlums escaped with bullet wounds as blood stains were seen at the scene after the encounter.

The victim who was kidnapped at Haaga village of Katsina-Ala LGA where he went to buy Madrid wood has been reunited with his family while the investigation continues. 

The Benue State Commissioner of Police, CP. Bashir Makama psc+ appeals to members of the public especially those within and around Katsina Ala LGA to report anyone seen with bullet wounds to the Police or any security agent in the area while assuring them of the Command’s readiness to achieve a peaceful Benue State.

ASP. Moses Joel Yamu
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)
Benue State Command

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