Police in Kogi confirm kidnap of man, wife

Police in Kogi confirm kidnap of man, wife

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Police in Kogi confirm kidnap of man, wife
<p class="">The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Hakeem Busari, on Monday, confirmed the kidnap of one Mr Henshaw Ativie and his wife in the state on Sunday by unknown gunmen.</p> <p class="">Busari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja that the husband and wife were kidnapped along Itakpe-Adogo road in Adavi Local […]
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<p class="">The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Hakeem Busari, on Monday, confirmed the kidnap of one Mr Henshaw Ativie and his wife in the state on Sunday by unknown gunmen.</p>

<p class="">Busari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja that the husband and wife were kidnapped along Itakpe-Adogo road in Adavi Local Government Area of the state.</p>

<p class="">He said that the couple, their son, 7, and twin daughters, 4, were travelling to Edo in their Jeep when they ran into the kidnappers on Sunday afternoon.</p>

<p class="">The police commissioner said that the abductors forced the vehicle to stop by shooting at the tyres before ordering the occupants to come down.</p>

<p class="">According to him, the kidnappers later led the man and his wife into the nearby bush and left the three children stranded by the road side.</p>

<p class="">He said that policemen deployed to the scene discovered that one of the twins was hit by a bullet fired by the kidnappers.</p>

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<p class="">The police commissioner said that the girl had been taken to hospital for treatment while the remaining two children and the vehicle were in police custody.</p>

<p class="">He promised that the men of “Operation Puff Adder” recently deployed to the state were already on trail of the kidnappers, giving assurance that the couple would be rescued soon.</p>

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