School teacher rescued from abductors

School teacher rescued from abductors

Monday, October 6, 2014 10:12 pm

The police in Delta state have rescued a school teacher, Abemu Gabriel, from the hands of his abductors.

Gabriel who is a teacher with Oruodo primary school in Ethiope local government area of the state, was allegedly kidnapped by the rail line at Okpara, at about 9:30 pm on Sunday, 5 October, 2014, by the hoodlums.

Following a report of the incident at the Isiokolo Police Division, the DPO, ASP. Iwok Ndifereke, was said to have mobilised his men and blocked all exit routes in the area.

The efforts paid off as the patrol team caught up with the hoodlums at Utiuyo village in Okpara where the criminals on sighting the policemen, opened fire on them.

One of the hoodlums was fatally wounded in the ensuing gun battle while the other suspects escaped into the bush.

According to a press statement signed by the Delta State Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Celestina Kalu, the kidnap victim who was successfully rescued by the police is currently receiving medical attention in a hospital as a result of shock, while efforts are in top gear to track the fleeing criminals.

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