women were abducted from their family house in Ogbelle Ohullor, a
community in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, on September
22, by a gang of kidnappers.
about 24 hours later, on September 23, operatives of the Enugu State
Police Command swooped on their hideout to rescue the hostages.
Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the development,
explained that the police were able to free the women with the aid of
information from members of the public.
police traced the kidnappers to their hideout in a bush at Orokam, in
neighbouring Benue State.
gun battle, during which one of the hoodlums, Nnabuike Ukwueze, alias
Nwansukka, sustained fatal injuries.
Police, Enugu State, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, called for sustained
collaboration between members of the public and the police.