Vigilante Exchanged Gun Battle With Kidnappers Killed Two Suspects In Kogi
MEMBERS of the vigilante men in Kogi state have exchanged gun battle with some suspected kidnappers numbering about fifteen armed with AK-47 riffles and killed two suspects
It was gathered that they ambushed commutters at about 4am on Monday on Lokoja-Abuja Highway. The remnants of kidnappers who were dealt deadly blow by the current administration of Governor Yahaya Bello were trying to stage a come back in recent times.
The kidnappers who staged their deadly operation at about 4am on Monday, were however repelled by the joint security forces of the state leading to the death of two kidnappers while others escaped with various degrees of bullet wounds.
Another kidnapping attempt was also repelled along Okene-Lokoja road by the proactive efforts of the Vigilante service. He noted that the state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has restated his commitment to ensuring a safe and peaceful environment in the state, noting that he will intensify efforts to root out all forms of criminality in the state.