Abducted Chinese Regains Freedom In Kwara

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Kwara State Police command has rescued a Chinese national, Mr. PengChao Zhang who was recently kidnapped in Eyenkorin, a suburb of Ilorin, the state capital.

Spokesperson of the police in the state, Toun Ejire-Adeyemi, in a statement said the Chinese was rescued on Monday by the Command’s team and vigilantes.

LEADERSHIP recalls that the Chinese was kidnapped at a guest house at Eyenkorin, on March 10, 2024 by gunmen.

Ejire-Adeyemi said that the man had been reunited with his family unharmed, adding that the success of the rescue operation underscored the commitment of the Command to ensuring safety and security of all residents and visitors within the state.

“Kwara State Police Command is pleased to announce a significant breakthrough in the recent Kidnap incident that occurred in Eiyenkorin, Ilorin, Kwara State. On the 10th of March, 2024, six armed men forcefully abducted Mr PengChao Zhang (also known as Williams Kaka amongst his business associates), a Chinese national who lodged at Cherish Guest House Eiyenkorin, Ilorin, sparking concerns and fear within the community.

“Through diligent and coordinated efforts, the Command’s Tactical Teams and vigilante executed a series of strategic search and investigation leading to the safe rescue of the victim in the early hours of 19th March, 2024.

“The command is pleased to confirm that the victim has since been reunited with his family unharmed. This achievement underscores the unwavering commitment of the Kwara State Police Command to ensuring the safety and security of all residents and visitors within the state.

“The Kwara State Police Command, under the undaunted and excellent leadership of the Commissioner of Police, CP Victor Olaiya remains steadfast in pursuing justice and holding accountable those responsible for such criminal act,” she said.

Police in the state then urged the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities promptly.


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