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Abducted Edo Judge Regains Freedom As Police Kill 2 Kidnappers

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Abducted Edo Judge Regains Freedom As Police Kill 2 Kidnappers

Forty-nine rounds of AK 47 live ammunition recovered.

The Edo Police Command has announced the rescue of the president, Igueben area Customary Court, Precious Aigbonga, who was abducted on January 9 along Benin-Ugoneki-Eguaholor-Ugieghudu-Ebelle Road.

The command said in a statement on Friday in Benin by its spokesman, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, that two victims of recent abduction at a railway station in the state were also freed.

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He said that the victims were rescued by a combined team of policemen, military, vigilance groups, hunters and the state security outfit which stormed Scorpion Hills in Egbisi forest in the state.

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According to Mr Nwabuzor, the victims were rescued on Thursday, during which two of the kidnappers were killed and forty-nine rounds of AK 47 live ammunition recovered.

“Sadly, DSP Michael Adams, who was attached to the Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Unit of the Command, fell unwell and died within a short period after the operation,” he added.

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He said that the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Dankwara, expressed regret over the loss of the police officer and extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of the late officer.

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