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BREAKING: Police Parade Notorious Abuja Kidnapper, Philip-Okoye, 15 Others (Photo)

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It was gathered that the suspect sustained serious injuries after he was shot by police officers following the interception of his gang at a filling station on Thursday night.

On Saturday, January 20, the Nigeria Police Force, paraded Chinaza Philip-Okoye, a notorious Abuja kidnapper, on a stretcher at the Force Intelligence Response Team base, Guzape, Federal Capital Territory.

The PUNCH reports that the suspect sustained serious injuries after he was shot by police officers following the interception of his gang at a filling station on Thursday night.

Philip-Okoye was arrested by a combined team of FCT and Kaduna police officers in Kaduna on Thursday when the police swooped in on him and his gang members (now at large), while they were taking a victim, Segun Akinyemi, from Abuja to Kano State.

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It was gathered that the police were notified of Akinyemi’s abduction when the kidnappers drove through Rita Lori, Garki, Abuja, on Thursday night, and all police formations were alerted within the FCT and neighbouring states of Kaduna, Nasarawa, Niger, and Kogi.

“We were informed of Akinyemi’s abduction when the kidnappers drove through Rita Lori in Garki, so the FCT Police Command alerted all police formations in the FCT and neighbouring states of Kaduna, Nasarawa, Niger, and Kogi.

“So, FCT anti-kidnapping operatives chased them into Kaduna State before other gang members fled, and Chinaza Phillip-Okoye was shot at and apprehended by a team of FCT policemen and Kaduna State police officers, and the victim rescued unhurt and his vehicle recovered.” a senior police source confirmed to our correspondent.

Parading the kidnapper on Saturday, the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the suspects ran out of luck as they were intercepted by police operatives at a filling station in Kaduna where three of them escaped, while one by them, Philip-Okoye, was arrested, and the victim rescued unhurt.

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