Kidnapped wife of NRC boss regains freedom.

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Kidnapped wife of NRC boss regains freedom.

 

Segun Oladipupo     |       

The kidnapped wife of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) Managing Director, Mrs Francisca Okoria, has regained her freedom.

Okoria was kidnapped by gunmen in police uniform in Benin City, the Edo state capital two weeks ago.

She was kidnapped on September 25 and was released after spending about 13 days in the kidnappers’ den.

The Edo State Police Commissioner, DanMallam Mohammed who confirmed the development said she had reunited with her family on Wednesday night.

He said those who kidnapped the woman came from Delta State and that they are working in collaboration with the Delta State Police Command to arrest the kidnappers.

According to the report,  the hoodlums while escaping with the victim shot military personnel who was standing by the roadside apparently to evade arrest.

Police Public Relations Officer, Chidi Nwabuzor who confirmed the incident said the gunmen trailed her from the airport and kidnapped her on the way to her house.

“It is confirmed that she was kidnapped and the police recovered the vehicle; a Land cruiser Prado jeep when the incident took place.

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