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Rescued doctor who spent 3 days in kidnappers’ den recounts ordeal

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A medical doctor, Emmanuel Orhembe, who was kidnapped in Benue State has been rescued by men of the Benue State Police Command, three days after his abduction.

Speaking on the rescue, the spokesperson of the command, DSP Catherine Anene, said on Tuesday that the doctor spent three days in kidnappers’ den, adding that the medical doctor, who practises at a hospital in Gboko, was found and rescued from kidnappers den in Mbayior forest by Operation Zenda, led by SP Justin Gberindyer.

She further disclosed that three of the kidnappers were killed during a gun duel with the men of Operation Zenda, while others fled with bullet wounds.

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Speaking to journalists on his ordeals, Orhember, while appreciating the Police Commissioner, Garba Mukkadas for the quick intervention, said: “I was made to lie down on the ground, they beat hell out of me; in the process, they bruised my head with iron and ankle, one of them shot me in the leg, asking me to provide money.”

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