The police have rescued nine members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) allegedly kidnapped in Edo State.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Chidi Nwabizor, who confirmed the rescue of the victims, said the operation was carried out by the operatives of the Jattu division of the command.
It was gathered that the victims who were electoral officials for the PDP ad-hoc delegate election in Edo State were kidnapped on Saturday in Jattu area, in Etsako West local government area of the state.
The victims were said to be on their way to Ekperi, Etsako Central local government area of the state to supervise the congress when they were kidnapped at a gun point.
Chidi said the divisional police officer of Jattu division on receiving the information mobilised operatives for bush combing to rescue the victims.
Chidi said, “The police have rescued them. The DPO of Jattu confirmed that the victims have been successfully rescued.”