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Gunmen Abduct Two Abuja-bound Buses With Passengers in Kogi

Gunmen Abduct Two Abuja-bound Buses With Passengers in Kogi



Unknown gunmen have intercepted and commandeered two Abuja-bound buses and their passengers in Kogi State.


It was gathered that the incident happened on Saturday at Inele-Eteke Ogugu new road in Kogi East Senatorial district of the state, at about 7:30.





Sources said the God is Good (GIG) and ABC transport buses were heading to Abuja before suspected kidnappers intercepted them and commandeered them to an unknown destination.


The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye confirmed this in a statement made available to Journalists on Monday.


Aya, who could not ascertain the actual number of passengers kidnapped during the incident said the Divisional Police Officer, (DPO) Local Vigilantes and Hunters have been scouting the bushes to rescue the kidnapped victims.


He added that the Commissioner of Police, CP Bethrand Onuoha, has deployed an additional Tactical Squad consisting of a Quick Response Unit, Police Mobile Force, Counter-Terrorism Unit, as well as conventional Police personnel to the area to continue with the bush combing and ensure all victims are rescued unhurt.

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