Abducted Bwari council chair’s father, 2 others regain freedom
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Father of Bwari Area Council Chairman, John Makama, and two others who were kidnapped on Tuesday, February 2 have regained freedom.
Recall that unknown gunmen had on Tuesday last week stormed the home of the victims, shot sporadically into the air before kidnapping them around 1am.
Divisional police officer (DPO) in charge of Bwari Police Station, Biodun Makanjuola on Monday, confirmed the news of their release from the captors.
Makanjuola said that the Bwari chair’s father and the other captives were released on Saturday by their abductors, adding that he was not aware if any ransom was paid prior to the release.
The DPO who said the victims were released unhurt, also said they had since returned to their home in Tokolo village in Bwari.
According to the DPO, four persons were earlier arrested in connection with the crime and were kept in custody.