The Police in Ozoro Division, Headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, has rescued a twenty-two-year-old boy(name withheld) unhurt from kidnappers.
The Police also recovered the victim’s vehicle, a silver Lexus RX 350 car with Reg. No. ASB 124 HK, from the kidnappers.
The kidnappers abandoned the victim and fled the crime scene due to a hot chase by the police.
The rescue mission was made possible by Operatives of the Dragon Patrol Teams 27, 28, 19, 20, and 16 that were deployed to the scene by the Divisional Police Officer,DPO.
The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP, Bright Edafe on Tuesday.
He said, “On the 20/3/2022 at about 0300hrs, the DPO Ozoro received information that at about 0230hour of the same date, a man was kidnapped and taken away in the boot of his RX 350 car silver in colour with Reg. No. ASB 124 HK by four armed men.
“He stated that they drove towards Ughelli in Ughelli North LGA.
“Consequently, Dragon Patrol Teams 27, 28, 19, 20, and 16 were massively deployed to the scene.
“The teams went on an intelligent led operation and trailed the kidnappers to PTI junction Effurun, where the kidnappers upon noticing that the teams were closing in on them abandoned the victim and the vehicle and fled.
“The victim (name withheld) ‘m’ age 22yrs of Ozoro was rescued unhurt and the vehicle recovered.”