THE police in Edo State has killed six suspected kidnapers and freed five kidnapped victims in Ahor area of the Benin by-pass and in the process rescued five kidnapped victims.
The freed victims where on an Eastern Nigeria bound public transport vehicle from Lagos when they ran into the kidnapers in the area around. 6:30 am on. Wednesday.
It was gathered that a special squad of the police on transit for an investigation on another matter met the incident and engaged the kidnappers.
A statement late Wednesday by the Spokesperson of the Edo State Police Command, Bello Kotongs said “Operatives of the Edo State Police Command while on investigation activities along Benin/Lagos bypass, neutralized six (6) suspected kidnappers who are believed to be part of the notorious gang terrorizing the ever busy Benin/Lagos express way and environs today luck ran out on the suspected kidnappers while trying to take away passengers of an 18 seater bus they intercepted travelling from Lagos to the East.