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Police Rescue Abducted Kogi Doctors

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Kogi State Police Command have rescued two medical doctors, Dr(s) Aduku and Mgbeahurike who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen few days ago.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi Chapter, had, on Oct. 9, cried out over the kidnap of two of its members, appealing to the police and the government to act to secure their release.

Meanwhile, their rescue was confirmed in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday by the Public Relations Officer of the Police
Command in the state, DSP William Aya.

Aya said that Dr Ejike Mgbeahurike, who was kidnapped from his private clinic in Anyigba on Oct. 7, was rescued from a bush on Anyigba-Ankpa road in the early hours of Sunday.

He further said that the Safer Highway Patrol team of Ankpa Divisional Police Station rescued the doctor while on routine patrol duty on the Ojogobi/Ogodo axis.

“He was rescued to the police station while effort is being intensified to recover his vehicle,” the police spokesman said.


He added said that Dr Yahaya Ebiloma, who was kidnapped in Ankpa on Oct. 6, had also regained freedom from his captors.

According to Aya, Dr Ebiloma regained his freedom at about 11pm. on Oct. 9, when he was released by his abductors.

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