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Nigerian Army Troops Foil Kidnap Attempt in Nasarawa, Rescue Victim, Arrest Suspect

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Troops of the Nigerian Army responding to a distress call have foiled a kidnap attempt along Nasarawa- Keffi Road close to the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa State and rescued the victim.

The troops carried out the rescue operation on Thursday 4 April 2024 during a routine patrol along Nasarawa- Keffi road in Nassarawa Local Government Area of Nassarawa State.

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The criminals had launched an attack on the unsuspecting civilian in an attempt to abduct him, but the troops who were quickly alerted by vigilant members of the neighbourhood, swiftly intervened and averted the situation, rescuing the civilian.

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Major General Onyema Nwachukwu Director Army Public Relations made this known, Friday.

He said the troops also apprehended one of the kidnappers, who had sustained injury in a shootout with the criminals.

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He noted that the injured suspect and the rescued kidnap victim who also suffered minor injuries during the foiled kidnap have been promptly evacuated to a hospital for medical attention.

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