Abuja - Imo and Rivers State police rescued several schoolchildren and a teacher kidnappers recently abducted in Imo.
In a statement, police said an unconfirmed number of suspects were arrested after police intercepted a bus carrying the victims at a police checkpoint.
Police said the driver of the bus failed to stop when flagged down and sped away.
Imo police pursued and alerted their counterparts in Rivers when the bus was approaching Eleme in the neighbouring state.
The suspects were taken to the Imo State Police Command in Owerri, where they have been detained and the children released to their parents.
Confirming the report, the Imo State police spokesperson, Joy Elemoko, said investigations had commenced on the matter.
- CAJ News