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Abd¥cted Edo Magistrate [email protected], policeman k#lled during rescue – Instablog9ja

A police officer was [email protected] [email protected] as security operatives rescue Mrs Precious Aigbonoga, the [email protected] President of Igueben Customary Area Court of Appeal, in Edo State.

The magistrate, who was [email protected] on January 9, around Ugoneki axis, Uhumwonde LGA of the state while on her way to work, also sustained g¥nshot inj¥ries during the rescue on Thursday, January 12.

The rescue operation was carried out by a combined team of military operatives and police special [email protected] squad attached to the police headquarters in Benin City, at a place called scorpion heel, inside the forest where she was held captive.

It was gathered that in the process of rescuing the victim, there was an exchange of heavy g¥nfire between the police and the bandits which led to one of the gallant police officers paying the ultimate price.

The inj¥red magistrate is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.