Teenager kidnapped in Ibadan, rescued in Calabar

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers
FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers

A teenager kidnapped in Ibadan, Oyo State, has been rescued in Calabar, Cross River State.

Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, the Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, made this known on Monday in Calabar while briefing journalists on the activities of the police command in the past one month.

Mr. Ozi-Obeh said the 16-year-old kidnap victim was abducted in Ibadan on November 7 and brought to Calabar the following day.

He said that the minor, a student of St. Barnabas Academy at Daramola Street in Ibadan, was abducted on his way to school.

He explained that the command had got across to the Ibadan Police Command with a view to safely hand over the boy to them and be re-united with his family.

Mr. Ozi-Obeh said that the police nabbed 10 suspected criminals in connection with various crimes in the state.



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  • Bayo

    Thank God. May God in his abundant mercy punish the kidnappers.

  • amazing2012

    No christians basket mouth comment because the boy was found in christian dominated place. If the boy found in Kano, aha that when products of baby factories and street prostitutes will come out to insult people.