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Published On: Sun, Jul 5th, 2015

Delta Police Rescue Abducted Ogwashi-Uku Housewife, Daughter Still Held Hostage

Solomon Arase

Solomon Arase


LAGOS JULY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-– Delta state Police Command says it has rescued a housewife who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen last week at Ogwashi-Uku, in Aniocha South Council Area of the state.
However, the daughter who kidnapped along with the housewife is still held hostage by the kidnappers.
The State police public Relations officer,PPRO, Celestina Kalu, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in Asaba, the state capital.

She disclosed that the victim, Mrs Nkechi Mordi, regained her freedom after the police mounted pressure on the kidnappers, who abducted her on 29th of June, last week.
“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, 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.
According to the PPRO, 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.
Delta police image maker said that the command had intensified efforts to track down the kidnappers as well as get the girl rescued unhurt.

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