Vigilantes, hunters rescue three from kidnappers in Kogi

THE Hunters Group of Nigeria alongside the Kogi State Vigilante Service, on have rescued three suspected kidnappers who abducted some underaged Fulani boys in Kogi State.

It was gathered that the victims were kidnapped from Chikara Community along Lokoja – Abuja Road some 13 days ago by the busted kidnap syndicate which operated within that area.

The spokesperson of the hunter group, Abdullahi Yahaya, stated that the rescued boys were not hurt and were in perfect condition while the arrested kidnappers were handed over to the appropriate authorities, alongside confiscated weapons for further investigation.

Yahaya commended the state government and the Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Engr Bashir Gegu, for their support in providing logistics for their operations in the area.

Reacting to the development, Kogi State Security Adviser, Commodore Jerry Omodara (rtd), said such security success by the operatives was proof that the security network of the state was strong and solid enough to tackle all forms of criminal vices.

He stressed that the morale boost from local vigilantes across the state have continued to record good results because of the morale boost and support the Governor has continued to give as well as the cooperation from the citizens and synergy between the security operatives.

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