File photo of a Police patrol van
Three of the abducted Federal Road Safety (FRSC) officials who were kidnapped on Monday in Nasarawa State have been rescued by security personnel.
The Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe disclosed this to the Channels Television in an exclusive interview on Tuesday.
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The police boss said the rescue efforts were carried out in collaboration with the military. Intensified efforts are also in place to rescue the remaining seven officials still in captivity.
Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe
“The police in tandem with the military personnel pursued the bandits. There was a lot of exchange of fire, because of this, some of the bandits ran in different directions.
“Three of the personal have been rescued. They are with the police so we are now on an operation to rescue the rest of the seven personnel,” Longe said.
He urged members of the public with vital information that can assist in rescuing the abductees not to hesitate in helping the police.
Source: Channels TV