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Kidnapped PDP chief rescued in Abia

06 July 2016, 11:36

Abuja - A chieftain of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has allegedly been rescued in Abia State after being abducted with his two aides, Punch reports.

Ukpai Ukairo, who was abducted on Thursday night alongside the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, is said to have been returning home with his driver and personal assistant when the abduction unfolded.

Also read: 5 foreign nationals, 2 Nigerians released by abductors

The victims are said to have regained their freedom on Friday morning, however, when the kidnappers left their alone while running errands, giving them enough time to escape before their assailants returned, Authority reports.

ASP Ogbannaya Nta, spokesman for the Abia State command, confirmed the incident while stating that the two suspects involved in the kidnapping have since been arrested.

Read more at Punch

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