Rivers Police Raid Criminal Camps, Rescue Kidnapped Victims

The Rivers State Police command says it raided three camps of suspected cultists/Kidnappers at Ahoada East and West Local Government Areas of the State last week Thursday and also rescued a Kidnapped female victim at Choba axis of Obio/Akpor LGA.

Commissioner of Police, CP Emeka Nwonyi in a press briefing last week Friday said operatives of Ahoada/Akinima Division, stormed some cultists camps led by General Danger ,Male in Ebrass Community, Ahoada West. General, 2baba male at Odiemude community in Ahoada East and General Odiereke male in Owube Community in Ahoada West Local Government Area.

CP Nwonyi stated that the three ‘Generals’ escaped across the river while the following items were recovered from their camps; one locally made single barrel gun, nine empty cartridges, two motorcycles, three pumping engines, one small Generator, two sawing engines, charms, and ten sheets of zinc.

CP Nwonyi disclosed that the operation was led by the DPO Ahoada Division in company of the Nigerian Army.

In another development,  a team of Policemen attached to the Intelligence and Surveillance Centre, Port Harcourt while on routine patrol along Rumuokwuta linking Rumuigbo, Port Harcourt sighted a White Keke Bus with Reg. No. RDM 140 XB.

The Rivers Police Boss said the hoodlums, on sighting the police, abandoned the Keke Bus and took to their heels and when the Keke Bus was searched, one locally made pistol with one live ammunition, one LG plasma television, two Android phones, one itel phone, female handbag was recovered.

In the same vein, CP Nwonyi said operatives of Rumuji Police Division, on a tip off in the company of Emouha Vigilante Security (EMOVIS) stormed a forest by Choba Bridge along East West Road, where one victim (name withheld) of Salvation Ministry Road Rumuosi Choba Port Harcourt was rescued.

CP Nwonyi disclosed that the lady however, revealed that she was kidnapped along Salvation Ministry Road, Rumuosi Choba, Port Harcourt, while returning from her shop to the house with her Lexus 330 Jeep. The Commissioner of Police added that investigation is ongoing while encouraging members of the public to cooperate with the Police to rid crime in the society.

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