14 kidnapped victims rescued in Abuja

14 kidnapped victims rescued in Abuja

The police have rescued not less than 14 abducted victims from kidnappers in the Byazhin, Kubwa area of Bwari Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

According to the Abuja Police Command, the rescue operation was a joint effort consisting of the police and the Department of State Services.

The PUNCH reported that the victims were rescued at the Bwari hills.

Spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, Mariam Yusuf, who confirmed the rescue said a suspect was arrested during the operation.

"The operation has been going on for some weeks. We have been working hard, combing hills and forests and our efforts paid off on Thursday as we rescued 14 persons abducted by kidnappers in Byazhin, Bwari axis of the Federal Capital Territory. The operation was conducted in collaboration with the DSS and vigilantes in the area," Yusuf said.