Photo : Police guns down three kidnappers in Asaba

  • Kidnappers tried to abduct a UK returnee

  • Intercepted by Asaba police crack team

  • Gun battle last for several minutes

Officers of the Asaba police force shot three armed kidnappers dead after a shoot-out at Agbogidi Motor Park near asaba, the Delta State capital on Thursday.

The criminals had attempted to kidnap a Nigerian based in United Kingdom but currently in the country for the Christmas holidays but were intercepted by the crack team of the Asaba police command.

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According to eye witness reports the gun battle was severe and last for several minutes, creating pandemonium on the ever busy Benin-asaba-Onitsha expressway.

Travelers took to their heels with many abandoning their properties.

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