By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Delta State Police Command on Monday rescued the six kidnapped Catholic nuns and arrested one suspect in connection with the abduction, AUTHENTIC News Daily reports.
The Catholic nuns were rescued in a village near Agbor in Delta State.
The arrested suspect is in custody of the Police Anti-Kidnap Unit, AUTHENTIC News Daily learnt.
It was gathered that the suspect and others were tracked in a follow-up by the gallant officers and men from “C” Division Asaba.
When contacted, the police mobilized its men, including the Anti-bomb squad to the area after the news filtered into town that the Catholic nuns were kidnapped.
The police promptly handed over the suspect to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the State Command for further interrogation and prosecutions.
The Digital Police Officer, the Divisioner police officer C. Division Asaba declined comments on the matter.
He however referred our correspondent to speak with the Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa or the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka saying,”I cannot speak to the press.”
However, Chief Morka Nwokoro, from Owa-Oyibo when speaking to newsmen said the police officers from Asaba C. Division arrested the suspect and handed him over to the anti kidnapping Unit Asaba.
Contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the report.
CP Mustafa said, “The Catholic nuns have been released. They will be reunited with their families.”
The six Catholic nuns were abducted at Emuhu Village in a Toyota Hiace bus along Agbor/Asaba/Benin Expressway a week ago by the kidnappers.