Three suspected kidnappers met their waterloo on Sunday in the hands of the police at Enwhen village, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The kidnappers were killed when men of the Dragon Squad of the police force stormed their den to rescue their victims.
Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Celestina Kalu, said the kidnap victims, Mr. Cyril Djebah, and Ms. Augustina Godwin from Ughelli, were kidnapped last Tuesday by unknown hoodlums.
“Acting on a tip-off, SARS operatives and Dragon patrol team based at Ughelli stormed the kidnappers’ den at Enwhen village in Isoko South LGA, Delta state.
“The kidnappers on sighting the police team engaged them in a gun duel. In the process three of the hoodlums identified as one Samson Ughomare (m), Wisdom Ezormare (m) and Lucky (m), (surname unknown) were fatally wounded while others escaped with bullet wound, whereas the two victims were rescued unhurt.
“Items recovered from them include three (3) locally made guns”, the PPRO said.