Operatives of the the Delta State Police Command have rescued a kidnap victim Tied Inside a car which was abandoned along Okirigwe Road, Sapele.
Metronetworknews gathered that police operatives attached to the State Anti-Cult Unit, while on a special duty alongside the Sapele divisional patrol team, at about 11pm on Saturday, August 6, flagged down a Toyota Camry with three occupants.
It learnt that the suspects allegedly refused to stop for a search and instead they drove against traffic in a bid to escape along Okirigwe Road, Sapele.
It also learnt that the police team gave the suspects a chase until they got to a dead end where they jumped down from the vehicle and escaped into a crowded place.
It further learnt that the policemen did not open fire because they could not tell why the suspects were running.
However, when the team got to the abandoned vehicle, they reportedly saw a victim tied inside the car and rescued him unhurt.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, while confirming the incident, said exhibits recovered from the scene included one locally-made shotgun, one cutlass and an operational vehicle, suspected to have been stolen.