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Nun rescued from kidnappers by police in Benue

The police in Benue State have rescued a Catholic Nun from abductors in Ichama Forest in Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer for Benue Command, DSP Catherine Anene, stated on Saturday that the incident happened on Friday night at about 11:00pm.


Anene explained that a piece of information was received that armed men overpowered the security man at the gate of the convent in Ichama Village and adopted a nun.

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“The police on routine patrol in the area responded quickly and chased the hoodlums into a nearby forest where they abandoned the victim and took to their heels.

“The victim, who was tensed by the incident, is currently responding to treatment at Okpoga.

“Detectives are on the trail of the suspects,” the PPRO added.


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