The Imo state Police Command has rescued one Uzondu kaka who was kidnapped by unknown gun men who trailed and kidnapped him at the entrance of his house in Umunuma Okohia, Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State.

A statement by the command states that the command tactical teams acting on credible information, traced the location where the Kidnappers used as their Den in the forest at Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State.

It added that the Hoodlums on sighting the tactical teams engaged them in a gun duel and in the process neutralised one of the suspects, and others escaped with gun shot wounds while the victim was rescued unhurt.

One of the operatives of the tactical teams who sustained gun shot injury was rushed to the hospital, where he is presently, receiving treatment.

The police also recovered one pump action gun, five live cartridges, six expended cartridges and cellotape used in blindfolding the victim,who said was robbed of the sum of one Hundred and fifty thousand Naira, his ATM card and other valuables.
Meanwhile, efforts are on to arrest the fleeing suspects with gun shot injuries.

The command is urging the public and hospitals to report any person or persons seen with gun shot injuries to the nearest police station.

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