Kidnappers abandon victim in Benin

Four armed men suspected to be kidnappers have abandoned their 25- year old victim at Ofusu village along the Benin-Lagos express road.

They abducted their female victim at her father’s hotel in Lagos State and were taking her to an unknown destination when their vehicle had an accident.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Edo State Police Command, Agberebe Egbuson, said the kidnappers took to their heels when they saw policemen approaching them after the crash.

He said the police were surprised to see a blindfolded female inside the vehicle and upon interrogation, it was discovered that she was being abducted.

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The victim identified as Annabel Erikowa, told the police that one of the kidnappers came to her father’s hotel, saying they want a room and when she went towards them, they pointed a gun at her and dragged her into the vehicle.
The victim said she was not aware that the gunmen were taking her to Edo State.

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