Daily Trust


- By Abubakar Sadiq Isah Crime · Incidents

A man, Sa­muel Okoye and his 23-year-old son, Em­manuel Okoye, who were kid­napped penul­ti­mate Wed­nes­day have re­gained free­dom.

The kid­nap­pers had last Wed­nes­day, at about 8:15 pm opened fire on a Golf car near Pegi, Kuje Area Coun­cil, FCT, and ab­ducted the man and his son, while the driver sus­tained in­juries.

A mem­ber of the vic­tim’s fam­ily, who sought anonymity, told our re­porter in Pegi yes­ter­day that the man and his son were re­leased af­ter an undis­closed ran­som was paid.

Spokesman of the FCT po­lice com­mand, ASP Mariam Yusuf, con­firmed the story, but de­nied that ran­som was paid be­fore the vic­tims were re­leased.

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