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Suspected Kidnappers Kill 3 in Kogi


By: Wale. Ibrahim, Lokoja

No fewer than three persons including a police officer have killed by the suspected kidnappers, while other sustained injuries

The incident occurred early hours of Saturday along Ajaokuta- Lokoja highway during the weekend.

Sources hinted that  expert-rate and his staff and police were killed  by unidentified gunmen, another  policeman While other officer was seriously wounded after the  gun battle sin Ajaokuta government area of Kogi State.

It was learnt that  that a white man who was travelling with one of his staff ran into the suspected who wanted to kidnap him, but got a resistance from the police orderly.

The hoodlums were said to have to be infuriated by the  resistance from the police  which led to serious gun duel between them and police.

Sensing the looming danger, the kidnappers were said to have shot the white man, driver and police officer and killed them immediately.

It was gathered that in an attempt to escape,  the suspected kidnappers also engaged the police in shoot out and the other police officer received a bullet wound while  the hoodlums  later ran away.

Kogi State Police Public Relation of officer, Mr. William Aya who confirmed the incident, said the command had commenced investigation to a view to fish out the perpetrators.

He stated that the report has it that a an expert-rate, driver and police officer were shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen on Saturday morning along Ajaokuta-Lokoja road.


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