NIGERIA POLICE ANTI-KIDNAPPING UNIT RESCUE FOUR RUSSIAN AND UKRAINIAN NATIONALS ABDUCTED OFFSHORE

An operative of the Anti Terrorism Squad pressing on to his target

An operative of the Anti Terrorism Squad pressing on to his target

THISDAY
26 May, 2013

Four foreigners; three Russians and a Ukrainian, who were abducted from off the coast of Bayelsa State on April 22, this year, have finally regained their freedom in Port Harcourt. The foreigners, who had been on the search radar of security personnel since they were abducted, were sighted by men of the Rivers police command in the Borokiri area of Port Harcourt.

Confirming the development, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Rivers police command, Angel Agabe (DSP), said men of the command’s anti- kidnap squad moved in to rescue the victims after they had been sighted.Agabe gave the names and nationalities of the rescued victims as Vadym Shytov, Ukraine, Obaya Marak, Kiribati, Mikhail Teresgji, Russia and Oleksiv Ishmyetvev, Russia

The Police spokesman who said the rescued hostages had been handed over to their firm by the state Police Commissioner added that investigation was on to track down those behind their abduction. At about 1500hrs information received revealed that four expatriates of Leonhard and Blumber namely Vadym Shytov, Ukraine, Obaya Marak, Kiribati , Mikhail Teresgji, Russia and Oleksiv Ishmyetvev, Ukraine kidnapped by armed hoodlums on 22/04/13 at 100 nautical miles off the coast of Bayelsa waters were sighted in Borikiri area of Port Harcourt. Operatives of the anti kidnapping unit in Port Harcourt swiftly moved in and rescued them in good health condition.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Mbu Joseph Mbu received the hostages and handed them over to Mr Larry Etete, a company staff. Investigation in progress,”she said.

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