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15 Kidnapped NYSC Members Rescued By Anambra Police

The Anambra State Police operatives have rescued 15 kidnapped Corp members of the National Youth Service who had just completed their camp orientation in Imo state.

According to report gathered, the corp members, who were from the NYSC orientation camp located in Eziama-Obaire, Nkwerre, Local Government Area of Imo, were in a vehicle on their way to Lagos state when they were abducted by kidnappers.

Tochukwu Ikenga who is the Anambra Police Public Relations Officer stated this in a statement shared on Tuesday in the state capital, Awka.

Ikenga revealed that the police operatives responded to a distress call along Isseke, Ihiala-Orlu expressway at 12:15.a.m. and rescued the 15 kidnapped corps members unhurt.

According to him, “Information reveals that the corps members finished their three weeks of orientation programme today and were en route to Lagos before their vehicle was intercepted at Total junction in Ihiala by unidentified armed men in a white Toyota Hilux.

“The corps members vehicle was diverted to Isseke, Ihiala-Orlu expressway where the gunmen kept them hostage.

“When the armed men noticed they were being followed by police operatives, they abandoned the corps members and zoomed off with the Toyota Hiace bus with Registration number EPE 353 YE,” he said.


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