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Abducted wives of Nasarawa Commissioner regain freedom

Posted: Nov 20, 2016 at 1:52 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Hajia Rabi Aliyu and Hajia Larai Aliyu, wives of the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Tijjani, who were abducted from Nasarawa town, have regained their freedom.

DPS Kenedy Idrissu, Spokesman of the state Police Command, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lafia.

Idrissu said that the women were released by their abductors at about 11 p.m. on Saturday at Mararaba-Udege village in Nasarawa town.

He said the kidnappers were forced to release the women following sustained pressure from the Police search party.

He said no ransom was paid and that the victims were unhurt and had been reunited with their family.

According to Idrissu, no arrest has been made as investigation had begun to find those behind the incident.

NAN recalls that the women were abducted at about 8 p.m. on Thursday from their residence in Nasarawa town by gunmen, who shot sporadically into the air before whisking away the victims in their vehicles.