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Rivers hails security agenst for Davies' rescue

25 November 2015, 08:50Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Rivers State Government has commended security agents in the State for the safe rescue of Lillian Davies, the Registrar of the Ken Saro Wiwa  Polytechnic, Bori from her abductors.

The State Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo, thanked all those that assisted the agents rescue the academic.

Members of the Rivers State Police Command at the weekend killed the four suspected kidnappers at a bush near Kaani community in Khana local government area of the state.

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“The rescue of Davies by security operatives four days after she was abducted along Bori-Yeghe Road shows that given necessary cooperation, the security operatives can checkmate crime rate in the state,” Banigo said.

She expressed the commitment of the state government support to the State Police Command and other security agencies in the state to rid the state of crime and criminality.

Banigo called on the public to always offer useful information to the police to enable them combat crime.

“We also appeal to youths involved in kidnapping of innocent citizens of the state to desist forthwith as the long arm of the law awaits anyone found culpable of criminality in the state.,” she warned.

Davies was kidnapped on Tuesday last week while on transit along the Bori-Yaghe Road. 

- CAJ News


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