Thursday, 2 August 2012

Police Rescue Kidnapped Chevron Staff, Kill 4 Kidnapper in Delta

WARRI—A staff of Chevron
Nigeria Limited, CNL, Amadi
Chinedu, was kidnapped on
Refinery Road, Effurun, near
Warri, Delta State, yesterday,
but was rescued by the
police, who shot dead four
of his kidnappers at Eku.
Delta State Police Spokesman,
Mr. Charles Muka, confirmed
to Vanguard that the anti-
kidnapping patrol teams
mobilised and pursued the
At Eku, the police engaged
the hoodlums in a fierce gun
battle leading to the maiming
of four of the suspects, who
died on the way to the
Muka said: “The victim was
rescued and three cut to size
guns, one G3 rifle and two
vehicles were recovered
from the suspects.”
He also disclosed that an
armed robbery suspect was
lynched yesterday in Effurun
by irate citizens.
He said the robbery gang
was preparing to strike
when they were caught at
about 13.30 hours and
following a distress call, the
police stormed the God’s
Grace area, but one of them
was already lynched by the
time the police got there.
Muka said the second
suspect was, however,
rescued by the police, while
two cut to size locally made
guns, two live cartridges and
one expended cartridge
were recovered.

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