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The Edo state government says security operatives have rescued two more victims of the Edo train Kidnap saga by a joint team of military, police, local vigilante and hunters.

Besides, it clears the air about the police officer, who died during the rescue of a kidnapped magistrate, DSP Michael Adams, saying he did not die of gunshots but of undisclosed natural causes after the rescue operation.

Chris Nehikhare, the Commissioner for Communication and Orientation
while addressing the newsmen in Benin City, said the two were rescued early Thursday morning, adding that the state government in conjunction with the security agents in the state are putting heads together to ensure the remaining nine in captivity are released.

On the rescued Magistrate, Nekhihare, informed that Magistrate, Mrs Precious Aigbonoga was rescued by a combined team of security agents in collaboration with vigilantes and hunters in the state.

According to him, “Mrs Aigbonoga was rescued unhurt but unfortunately, one of the policemen, DSP Michael Adams, involved in the rescued operation died of natural causes after the operation. He wasn’t felled by a bullet.

“Also the state deputy governor and Directors of all the security agents have paid a condolence visit to the widow and children of the deceased.”

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