Nigeria Police have rescued one Suleiman Sabo, a resident of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who was abducted at Sauka along Airport road in the nation’s capital on Friday.

Sabo was heading home with his wife when gunmen intercepted their vehicle.

The victim was driving his ash-colored Lexus Jeep with registration number ABC 769 TP when the unfortunate incident occurred.

It was gathered that he had left the city center and was heading home when the attackers inside an unmarked Golf car opened fire and deflated tyres of the jeep.

However, on Sunday, FCT police commissioner, CP Haruna Garba, announced that Sabo had been rescued.

Speaking to newsmen at the command headquarters in Abuja, he said that the victims was rescued by officers assigned to the Iddo Divisional Police headquarters in Sauka village.

Garba said one Muhammed Abel, a native of Kogi state, was apprehended during the rescue operation, saying one rifle with ten rounds of live ammunition was recovered from him.

According to him, the rescued victim who sustained some injuries from the kidnappers, is currently receiving medical attention, and would be reunited with his family once certified fit by the medical team.

The police commissioner, while reiterating the command’s commitment to rid FCT of criminality, urged residents to report suspicious activities through the command emergency lines via 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352.



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