JUST IN: Kidnappers release abducted broadcaster in Abia


Unknown kidnappers have released Chinenye Iwuoha, a radio presenter with Pacesetter FM, Umuahia, the Abia state capital.

it was gathered that though the kidnappers had opened communication with the family, demanding for N20m ransom, Iwuoha was rescued unhurt.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Janet Agbede in a telephone interview confirmed the release of the OAP.

Agbede said that the kidnappers released her unconditionally as police mounted heavy pressure on them.

At the time of filing the report, Iwuoha was at the police station.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the kidnappers on Monday night attacked some members of staff of and kidnapped Iwuoha.

According to reports, the incident took place around 7pm near Amakama Estate in Umuahia, the state capital.

The gunmen had trailed the staff who were in a Hilux van belonging to the General Manager of the station, Uche Ndukwu, before shooting the driver and abducting a presenter, Chinyere Iwuoha.

It was gathered that the four workers had closed for work and were heading home when the gunmen, who were trailing them in a Sienna vehicle and a motorcycle, intercepted them.

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