Two men on job search from Lagos who were kidnapped have been rescued by the personnel of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad, FSARS in Rivers state.
The two kidnapped victims identified as Chijioke Ahammefula and Victor Ihere were said to have been lured to Port Harcourt with a purported job interview.
Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni told newsmen that the job hunters were rescued by SARS officials around Obibi Etche in Etche Local Government Area of the state.
“Today Friday, men of the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad led by their Commander, SP Iwu Divinus stormed a bush in Obibi, Etche and rescued two kidnapped victims; Chijioke Ahammefula and Victor Ihere from Mbaitoli in Imo state.
“Both victims are artisans who were lured all the way from Lagos on the 26th of June to come and do a job in Port Harcourt. Unknowing to them, the contacts offering them the job were kidnapper.
“They came for the non-existent job and the criminals kidnapped them and started asking for ransom. The SARS men investigated the matter, trailed the men to their camp in a Obibi forest and rescued the victims,” Omoni said.
Police PRO also confirmed the killing of two people including one beheaded in Choba community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of the state by unknown gunmen in the area.
Omoni said the gunmen invaded the home of one John Obule, killed and beheaded him, shot his wife before shooting another man identified as George who later died on the way to the hospital.