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Breaking: Police rescue kidnapped American, Canadian citizens

Arrest 2 of their kidnappers

By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA-REPORTS have emerged that operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, in the early hours of Saturday, rescued American and Canadian citizens who were kidnapped in Kaduna State last Tuesday.

The kidnapped foreigners who were two Americans and two Canadians were ambushed by their abductors while traveling from Kaduna State to Abuja.

Reports had specifically said they were kidnapped along Jere-Kagarko Road in Kaduna State.

Vanguard gathered that a combine teams of Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Counter Terrorism Unit, CTU, and Kaduna Police Command all deployed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris rescued the three white men and one white woman,around 7:30 am, Saturday

The foreigners comprising two American and two Canadian were said to be in fairly good health condition at the time of their rescue.

“They have been handed over to the American Embassy in Abuja for medical attention and other immediate needs, our source said.

Two of the Kidnappers arrested. The police said efforts were in top gear to arrest the remaining gang members.

The names of the rescued victims were given as: 1. NATE VANGEEST ‘M'(CANADA)
2.JOHN KIRLIN ‘M’ ( USA)
3. RACHEL KELLEY ‘F'(CANADA)
4 DEAN SLOCUM ‘M'(USA).


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