Gunmen kill 2 Policemen, Chinese Engineer, kidnap 2 Expatriates in Benue State

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Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed two Policemen, a Chinese Engineer and kidnapped two Expatriates attached to Sumatary Trading Company Limited in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.

The Police Public Relation’s Officer, Benue State Command, DSP, Sewuese Anene while confirming the incident explained that the two Policemen who lost their lives were posted to escort the Expatriates of the company.

According to Anene the Policemen came under attack of the bandits who ambushed them at the construction site of the company. She stated that the said Officers were shot dead during exchange of gunfire.

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The Police Spokesperson hinted that more Policemen have been deployed to the area to ensure that the kidnapped Expatriates are rescued.

Meanwhile, Benue State Police Command has rescued a 13 year old girl from alleged kidnappers at Adikpo in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State.

The Police PPRO, DSP Sewuese Anene who disclosed this maintained that a kidnap syndicate invaded a residence at Apera in Adikpo last Sunday and kidnapped Mngusuun Iorliam and took her to a forest.

She explained that Men of Operation Zenda were contacted, stressing that they raided the kidnappers’ hideout where the victim was rescued.

Anene noted that Police arrested two of the suspects, Vershima Sunday of Nanev in Kwande Local Government Area and Grace Yaor, explaining that four other suspects ran away with bullets wounds.

She contended that security operatives seized a motorcycle suspected to have been used by the kidnappers, adding that the rescued girl has since been reunited with his family.

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