Abductors demand N50m ransom for DPO kidnapped in Edo


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Abductors of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Fugar Division in Etsako Central LGA of Edo State, Ibrahim Ishaq, have reportedly demanded N50 million ransom.

Ishaq was said to have been abducted near Ise river along the Auchi–Ekperi–Agenebode Road on Friday evening.

The victim was travelling alongside his orderly, who escaped, it was learnt.

A source said that the DPO was coming from Agenebode to Fugar and passed through Ekperi Road when they were attacked around 6:30pm.

The source further disclosed that the abductors contacted the victim’s family to demand N50 million ransom.

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The Commissioner of Police, Philip Ogbadu was said to have ordered immediate deployment of men of the Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime unit, men of the Tactical and Srike teams of the state Police Command to move to the area to rescue the DPO unhurt.

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