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Police Rescues Kidnapped Victim, Recover His Mercedes G-Wagon



Police in Imo State on Wednesday rescued kidnapped victim who was abducted by gunmen.

The police also recovered the victims car, a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). 

Police Recue Kidnapped Victim, Recover His G-Wagon (PHOTOS)Officials of Imo State Police Command, on Wednesday, rescued the Director of Dutch Global Gas Station Limited who was kidnapped by five armed men. The incident happened when the five armed men double crossed the victims Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV along Akwakuma road in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State.

This was disclosed by a press release signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Command, CSP Micheal Abattam.

Police Rescues Kidnapped Victim, Recover His Mercedes G-Wagon - autojosh

The statement, titled, Rescue Of A Kidnapped Victims And Recovery  Of His Vehicle, read in part :

“On 27/10/2021 at about 1255 hours, following a distress call, that the Director of Dutch Global Gas Station Limited, has been kidnapped by five armed men who trailed, double-crossed and blocked his vehicle, a G-Wagon jeep by a shop along Akwakuma Road in Owerri West LGA of Imo, with a sky blue Lexus Jeep with registration number KSF 55CZ while driving in the company of his friend.

“That, they shot sporadically into the air causing fear and pandemonium which made passersby run for safety, and in the process, they forced the victims out of their vehicle and pushed them into their Lexus jeep and zoomed off.

“Immediately, the command’s tactical teams on patrol within the axis were alerted, they speed to the area giving the hoodlums a hot chase. Joined by other tactical teams, the kidnappers on sighting their numbers and the pressure mounted felt threatened hence, they abandoned their vehicle with the victims and fleed into hiding. The victims were rescued unhurt and have since been reunited with their families.

“The victim’s G-Wagon jeep was later recovered at the scene with three expended cartridges. While efforts are on top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects.

“The Commissioner of Police,  Imo State Command,  CP Rabiu Hussaini, psc while commending the officers and men for their gallantry, thanked Imolites for their cooperation and supports, urging to them to continue to assist the police with credible information and report any suspicious person or activities seen within their neighborhoods to the nearest police station or call the Police command emergency numbers 08034773600 or 08098880197 in time of distress.” is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector, and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety, and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. TA