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Kidnapped UNN Chief Imam Regains Freedom

Posted: Sep 18, 2015 at 12:13 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu


Chief Imam of University of Nigeria (UNN) Central Mosque, Sheik Adam Idoko who was kidnapped last week at his hometown, Ogrute in Igbo-Eze North LGA Enugu State, has regained his freedom.

Daily Independent gathered that the kidnappers, who were being trailed by the police, abandoned Sheik Idoko in the early hours of Thursday, at Amaja Junction by Orokam at the border between Enugu and Benue States.

He was however said to be in a bad condition of health when the police picked him up from where the kidnappers abandoned him.

Spokesman of Enugu State Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu confirmed that the Imam had regained his freedom, adding that he was receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital.

It could be recalled that men of the Anti kidnap Unit of the Enugu State Command had been on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure that the victim regained his freedom.  It was gathered that he onslaught against the hoodlums was intensified following the arrest of one of the associates of hoodlums who guided the police with useful information, which assisted in arresting the kidnappers.