Saturday, October 16, 2021

Nigeria deploys special forces to rescue kidnapped German archeologists

Must read

Jaafar Jaafarhttps://dailynigerian.com/
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
- Advertisement -

By Mustapha Hodio

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, launched manhunt for the kidnappers of German nationals, who were abducted on Wednesday while working at an excavation site at Janjala area of Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

A statement by the spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, Jimoh Moshood, said the deployed different kinds of special forces to rescue the expatriates.

Read the full statement…

PRESS RELEASE

KIDNAP OF TWO (2) GERMAN ARCHAEOLOGISTS, PROF. PETER BREUNIG AND MR. JOHANNES BEHRINGER AT JANJALA AREA OF KAGARKO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE BY UNKNOWN GUNMEN

  • Nigeria Police Force launches Manhunt on Kidnappers

The Inspector General of Police IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, concerned with the unfortunate incident of the kidnap on the 22nd February, 2017 at about 0855hrs of the two Germans archaeologists, working in collaboration with National Commission for Museum and Monuments on the relics of NOK Culture in Nigeria in an excavation site at Janjala area of Kagarko LGA of Kaduna, deployed Special Police Forces comprising the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU), the Anti Kidnapping Unit, the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), the Police Mobile Force, Police Surveillance Helicopters and Special Investigation Team on kidnapping and terrorism Cases under the Command of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Operations to Janjala Village under Kagarko LGA of Kaduna State to search and rescue the two Germans unhurt and arrest the perpetrators.

READ ALSO:   Dismissed policeman arraigned for alleged impersonation
  1. The team is already on the ground working in synergy with the Kaduna State Police Command and the local indigenes of towns and surrounding villages where these German Archaeologists were kidnapped. Though the two (2) Germans archaeologists have Police officers attached to them for their protection at the NOK Archaeology Research Project Centre they did not go with the Policemen to the excavation site where they were kidnapped. Two (2) locals in the company of the Germans archaeologists were killed during the kidnap attack.
  2. The Special Forces and Police Investigators deployed are in contact with the colleagues of the victims and have provided additional security for their safety.
  3. In order to achieve prompt result, the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department has also been mandated to coordinate the investigation aspect of the operations.
  4. The Nigeria Police Force while assuring all Nigerians and foreign Nationals in the country of their safety, the Force wishes to implore them to always request and obtain Police escort to protect them any time they are embarking on research, mining and related endeavours outside the towns and cities across the country.

Thank you all for your attention and God bless

CSP JIMOH O. MOSHOOD               

Force Public Relations Officers

Force Headquarters

READ ALSO:   Nigerian Army buries Artillery School commandant in Abuja
READ ALSO:   JUST IN: Gunmen kill Kaduna community official, wife, daughter in-law
- Advertisement -

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
READ ALSO:   Christmas: Muslims attend church service in Kaduna

- Advertisement -

Latest article

- Advertisement -
cosgrove