Police demolish kidnappers’ hideout in Delta

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By FESTUS AHON

Ughelli—POLICE in Delta State, weekend, demolished a bungalow used as hideout by suspected kidnappers in Eboh-Orogun, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.

The demolition, which came on the heels of Friday’s killings of three suspected kidnappers and arrest of three others, according to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Famous Ajieh, was on the orders of the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba.

File photo: Police officers

File photo: Police officers

The raid on the hideout in the early hours of Friday, led by Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Mr. Chris Sorgbara, saw the rescue of the Treasurer of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Delta State University, Abraka, chapter, Mr. Martins Denedo, who was abducted on January 1.

Ajieh said the police was determined to smoke out all kidnappers in the state and bring them to book, adding that the police was still on the trail of other members of the gang. He warned kidnappers to vacate the state before they were caught, insisting that the police was determined to deal decisively with kidnappers in the state.

One of Denedo’s family members who pleaded anonymity, commended Mr. Sorgbara and men of the division for the rescue of his brother.

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