The Ogun State Police Command says it has rescued three out of its four officers abducted by kidnappers in Aba Tuntun, Ijebu North Local Government Area Bibian Anekwe News reports.
A spokesman for the force, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made the announcement while addressing newsmen in Abeokuta on Saturday.
He added that the kidnappers are still holding Kurtu Emmanuel Gene.
Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the case and are providing important information to the police, according to Mr Oyeyemi.
“The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ijebu Igbo, led his team to the place on Thursday with vigilantes and recovered six single barrel guns, 16 Dane guns, 16 cartridges and arrested the suspects.”
“While taking the suspects and the weapons to the station, some hoodlums ambushed them and abducted four of the policemen.”
“They shot the DPO in the arm and freed the suspects.”
We reported earlier that unknown assailants hacked an Assistant Commissioner of Police, in Calabar, Cross River State to death.
Bibian Anekwe News reported that the ACP identified as Egbe Eko Edum was serving as the commander of 73 police mobile force squadron in Magumeri, Borno State.