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Abducted mother, sister of Nasarawa lawmaker regain freedom

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The mother and sister of a member of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, who were abducted by gunmen on Saturday, have regained their freedom.

Mr Kassim Mohammed-Kassim’s (Akwanga South constituency) mum and sister were the abducted at their residence in Moroa village in Akwnaga at about 8 p.m.

The Nasarawa State Police Command spokesman, DSP Kennedy Idirisu, confirmed the rescue of the abductees in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lafia.

According to Idirisu, the victims regained their freedom at about 3 a.m. after the combined efforts of the police, the vigilante and other security agencies.

He said the police would not rest on its oars until the perpetrators were apprehended and brought to justice.

Idirisu said the police was not aware of any ransom paid to secure the release of the abductees.

However, a close family source said that the family parted with some money before the abductees regained their freedom.

(NAN)

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