The Police Command in Delta has said that it rescued a housewife abducted on June 30 in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of the state.
This is contained in a statement issued by DSP Celestina Kalu, the command’s Public Relations Officer, in Asaba on Saturday.
It stated that the victim, Mrs Nkechi Mordi, regained her freedom after the police mounted pressure on the kidnappers.
“On June 29, one Emmanuel Utomi of Ogwashi-Uku reported a case of kidnapping at the Divisional Police Station.
“According to him, on same date at about 1800hrs five unknown armed men kidnapped his landlady, one Mordi Nkechi Felicia aged 52yrs, her daughter and her 13-year-old daughter, Miss Mordi Ogor.
Kalu said that the complainant reported that the kidnapers also drove away with the victim’s Hyunda Jeep car.
She said that upon receiving the information, an anti-robbery patrol team attached to Ogwashi-Uku Division visited the scene and went on trail of the hoodlums.
“However, due to pressure mounted on the hoodlums by the action of the police, Nkechi was released unhurt by her abductors.
“The kidnappers also abandoned her Hyundai Jeep car, while her daughter is still being held hostage”.
The police spokesperson said that the command had intensified efforts to track down the hoodlums to rescue the girl. (NAN)