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Kwara police rescue abducted Chinese national in Ilorin

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Kidnapped Chinese national, PengChao Zhang, aka Williams Kaka, has been rescued by the Kwara State Police Command.

PengChao, among his business associates, was rescued in the early hours of Tuesday.

This was contained in a statement by DSP Ejire Adeyemi Toun, the spokesperson of the command, in Ilorin on Wednesday.

The Chinese national was forcefully abducted in a recent kidnap incident that occurred in Eiyenkorin, Ilorin, on March 10, 2024, by six armed men at Cherish Guest House, sparking concerns and fear within the community.

Ejire, disclosed that “through diligent and coordinated efforts, the command’s tactical teams and vigilante executed a series of strategic search and investigation leading to the safe rescue of the victim in the early hours of 19th March, 2024.

“The command is pleased to confirm that the victim has since been reunited with his family unharmed. This achievement underscores the unwavering commitment of the Kwara state police command to ensuring the safety and security of all residents and visitors within the state.”

The statement asserted that the command, under the undaunted and excellent leadership of the Commissioner of Police, Victor Olaiya, remains steadfast in pursuing justice and holding accountable those responsible for such criminal acts.

“We urge the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities promptly,” it added.

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