Police rescue kidnap victim, recover stolen car

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Operatives of Rivers State Police Command have rescued a kidnapped hotelier who was abducted on December 19, 2023, along artillery in Port Harcourt.
The family of the famous hotelier in Port Harcourt paid the sum of 26 million naira, and his abductors refused to release him.
According to the state commissioner of police, CP Olatunji Disu, who confirmed the incident, the family was on the verge of paying another ransom when they informed the police.
In the course of the investigation, operatives were able to track down the victim’s car to a panel beater and vehicle spray painter whom they had contracted to change the color of the car.
“That discovery led to the discovery of their secret hideout in Agbonchia Forest in Eleme, where the victim was rescued and one of the suspects was nabbed.
“One AK-47, six sets of fake army camouflage uniforms, and two magazines were recovered from the suspects. Also recovered were two vehicles: a Lexus Rx 350 and a Lexus 33.”The kidnappers had a practice of receiving ransom from their victim delivered in food flasks in dollar bills.”The victim, whose identity is withheld for security reasons, told journalists who visited the hospital that he saw hell while in the kidnapper’s den and had no words for the horrors he faced. He expressed his heartfelt thanks to the police.

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