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How Police Rescued PDP Chieftain From Kidnappers

Posted: Jul 4, 2016 at 4:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Police Personnel of the Safer Highway Patrol team under Aba Area Command has successfully rescued a chieftain and former Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Ukpai Ukairo from kidnappers’ den.
Ukairo who is the southeast legal adviser of the PDP was said to have been heading to Aba after a meeting of the party in Umuahia, the state capital when the armed men numbering five attacked him.
Independent gathered that his Personal Assistant and driver that were kidnapped alongside the PDP lawyer have also regained their freedom and reunited with their families unhurt and without any payment of ransom.
Three members of the gang including leader of a notorious robbery and kidnapped gang identified as Onyekachi Ogbonnaya are in custody of the Aba Area Command where they were said to be undergoing further interrogation.
Sources at the Aba Area Command told our newsmen that police had already launched manhunt on other members of the gang who were still at large.
A highly placed source at the Aba Area Command that pleaded anonymity said that police has also recovered a Toyota Vensa belonging to the PDP chieftain which was also taken away by the hoodlums.