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Police Rescues 14 Oil Workers in Rivers


The Rivers state police command has confirmed the release of 14 oil workers kidnapped at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of the state. The command in a statement signed by its spokesperson DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the gang responsible for the operation have been smashed.
Omoni said the oil workers were rescued unhurt due to the efforts of the commands Tactical unit, he said the personnel of the tactical unit engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun battle which lasted for about one and the half hours leading to the rescue of the victims.


The Rivers state police command said the gang escaped through the gun battle but assured that they will be apprehended and brought to justice.The Rivers state police command has confirmed the release of 14 oil workers kidnapped at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of the state. The command in a statement signed by its spokesperson DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the gang responsible for the operation have been smashed. Omoni said the oil workers were rescued unhurt due to the efforts of the commands Tactical unit, he said the personnel of the tactical unit engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun battle which lasted for about one and the half hours leading to the rescue of the victims.
The Rivers state police command said the gang escaped through the gun battle but assured that they will be apprehended and brought to justice.