Police Rescue Abducted DPO In Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau State says it has rescued the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Pankshin, SP Nwapi Augustus, who was abducted by gunmen.

The Command’s spokesperson, DSP Alfred Alabo, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday in Jos.

TheFact Daily recalls that gunmen had, on Thursday January 11, around 8:30pm, abducted the DPO from his Woktori hotel room and whisked him to an unknown destination.

According to Alabo, following the police officer’s kidnap the Command, in collaboration with other security agencies and hunters in the area, swung into action and eventually freed him from his captors.

Alabo said that the officer had been taken to the hospital for medical examination and treatment, “and will soon be reunited with his family”, adding that the Pice Chief in the State, CP Bartholomew Onyeka, had deployed a tactical team to ensure that the perpetrators were apprehended and made to face the full wrath of the law.

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