Kidnapped Enugu regulation college students regain freedom

The 2 college students of Nigerian Regulation Faculty, Agbani, Enugu State Campus who had been kidnapped final Wednesday have been launched.

The scholars recognized as Chukwuemeka and Festus Pedro had been allegedly kidnapped round 8 p.m. at Eke Market in Agbani within the Nkanu West Native Authorities Space of ​​Enugu State.

Sources mentioned they went to the market to purchase meals earlier than being ambushed by the gunmen.

Nevertheless, eight days after their kidnapping, they regained their freedom.

The PUNCH was unable to independently decide whether or not or not a ransom was paid.

The gunmen had demanded N17 million in ransom shortly after their kidnapping earlier than they had been launched.

A pupil who declined to be named informed The PUNCH that the kidnapped college students returned to campus on Thursday night.

He mentioned: “The kidnapped boys have returned. We do not know if a ransom was paid or in the event that they escaped. All we all know is that they entered the varsity in tatters.

“And we’re obliged to go round with our ID playing cards. We now have completely armed males at college.”

One other Regulation Campus supply mentioned: “The Nigerian regulation college students who had been kidnapped a number of days in the past had been launched early this morning by their captors.

“The victims had been launched after their family paid a ransom. Bear in mind when the scholars had been kidnapped on 17 August at Eke Market, Agbeni, Enugu, close to the campus.”

In the meantime, the state police command has been silent since their kidnapping. Neither the state police commissioner nor the state police public relations officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, had been in a position to take their calls or reply to textual content messages.

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