Police rescue deputy Controller of Prisons, his 2 children from kidnappers

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Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris

Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris
Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris
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The Rivers State Police Command has rescued 17 passengers of a commuter bus seized by suspected kidnappers on 5 September along the Ndele Elele axis of the East West Road.

Among those rescued were a deputy Controller of Prisons, Michael Okorie and his two children.

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The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Omoni Nnamdi, said 13 of those rescued were passengers in the commuter bus.

The Police spokesman disclosed that the suspects engaged the police in a gun duel during the rescue operation, adding that efforts were ongoing to arrest them.