- Musa Rabo, Assistant Commissioner of Police kidnapped on Saturday, October 19, has been rescued
- Rabo, according to the statement by police was rescued unhurt
- The police said two male suspects have also been arrested in connection with the abduction as investigations continue
An Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Musa Rabo, who was kidnapped on Saturday, October 19, has regained his freedom.
The Nigeria police in a thread of tweets posted on Twitter said ACP Rabo was rescued unhurt on Sunday, October 20.
According to the tweets, the senior police officer was travelling in his civil dress, with his private vehicle and without escort or any special security at the time of the incident.
The police added that Rabo was just a victim of "opportunistic crime" as he was not targeted for kidnapping as a police officer.
Two male suspects have also been arrested in connection with the abduction as investigations continue, the police said.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Kaduna command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Sunday, October 20, confirmed Rambo's abduction.
Spokesperson of the Kaduna command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, issued the confirmation saying the ACP was abducted on Saturday, October 19, at about 3.30 pm.
According to Sabo, the victim's car with registration number KRD 753 BT and his identity card were found abandoned along the road by a team of 'Operation Safe Heaven'.
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