24 February 2017
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the kidnap of two German archaeologists, Peter Breunig and Johannes Behringer in Kadarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Idris on Thursday briefed Osinbajo on efforts so far made by police to rescue the victims unhurt and apprehend the kidnappers.
The police had since dispatched a team of Special Police Forces and Police Investigators to work in synergy with the police command in Kaduna State and indigenes of towns and surrounding villages where the archaeologists were kidnapped.
The Special Investigation Team on Kidnapping and Terrorism Cases under the Command of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Operations, is also participating in the rescue operation.
The kidnapped archaeologists, working in collaboration with National Commission for Museum and Monument on the relics of NOK Culture in Nigeria, were kidnapped on Wednesday morning at an excavation site in Kadarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Two members of the local community in company of the Germans were killed during the kidnap attack.
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