Kidnappers release 10 victims in Kogi

Ten of the kidnap victims abducted in Kogi week have been released, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP William Aya, has said.

He said in Lokoja on Tuesday that those released included six kidnapped on the Obajana- Kabba road and the NSCDC officers in Alo-Offoke community on the Itobe-Ayingba road.

Aya said that the were released at about 12 midnight on Monday, adding that they left for Abuja early on Tuesday morning.

He also confirmed that the NSCDC officers were released on Sunday and had since reunited with their .

The police could, however, not whether ransom was before the victims were released by their abductors.

The kidnapped officers were on their way Makurdi, Benue, write promotion examination they were kidnapped while the officials were travelling supervise the UTME mock examination. ( NAN)