By Osahon Osahon
Operatives of Edo State Police Command have secure the release of the Divisional Police Officer of Fugar, Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State, CSP Ibrahim Ishaq, who was kidnapped by gunmen.
His release is coming after spending six days in the captivity of his abductors.
Ishaq was kidnapped on the evening of Friday, November 27, while driving his private car. He was accosted around Ise river along the old Auchi-Ekperi-Agenebode road.
His abductors later demanded the sum of N50 million as ransom.
The incident heightened apprehension among the people of Fugar, the administrative headquarters of the LGA.
Spokesman of Edo Police Command, SP Kontongs Bello, announced the release of the DPO Thursday night, in a tarse statement on the Command’s WhatsApp platform.
The statement said: “This is to inform officers, men of the Command and the press that CSP Ibrahim Ishaq, DPO Fugar has been freed by the Command operatives from the kidnappers den.
“Thank God for the ruggedness of Commissioner of Police, CP Philip Ogbadu. Further details will be provided soon.”
Bello however did not mention if ransom was paid to secure the release of CSP Ishaq or if any arrest has been made in connection with the kidnap.